Climate at a Glance

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1960 1943
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1987 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1927
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1987 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1927
Ties: 1923
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
13.63"
(346.20mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1908
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1908
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
21.14"
(536.96mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
24.90"
(632.46mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
28.48"
(723.39mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
31.81"
(807.97mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 1964
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
34.11"
(866.39mm)
37.40"
(949.96mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1966 1964
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
58.68"
(1,490.47mm)
61.43"
(1,560.32mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
75.28"
(1,912.11mm)
80.51"
(2,044.95mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1967 1964
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
119.96"
(3,046.98mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
158.89"
(4,035.81mm)
160.92"
(4,087.37mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
201.48"
(5,117.59mm)
201.17"
(5,109.72mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/