Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1944
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1961
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1961
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
20.23"
(513.84mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
27.78"
(705.61mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
32.49"
(825.25mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
34.61"
(879.09mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
39.03"
(991.36mm)
37.69"
(957.33mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
41.55"
(1,055.37mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
65.90"
(1,673.86mm)
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 2001
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
90.53"
(2,299.46mm)
80.44"
(2,043.18mm)
10.09"
(256.28mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2012
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
129.09"
(3,278.89mm)
120.67"
(3,065.02mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1978
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
170.41"
(4,328.41mm)
160.93"
(4,087.62mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
212.64"
(5,401.06mm)
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
11.56"
(293.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/