Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1978
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1961
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Ties: 1952
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1961
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
5.12"
(130.04mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
24.35"
(618.49mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
5.86"
(148.85mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
39.62"
(1,006.35mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
44.88"
(1,139.95mm)
34.61"
(879.09mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
48.98"
(1,244.09mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
8.76"
(222.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
73.35"
(1,863.09mm)
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
87.54"
(2,223.52mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2012
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
120.67"
(3,065.02mm)
8.19"
(208.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1978
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
171.09"
(4,345.69mm)
160.93"
(4,087.62mm)
10.16"
(258.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2012
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
214.72"
(5,453.89mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/