Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1997 1915
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2011
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.92"
(99.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1905
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
35.98"
(913.89mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
39.22"
(996.19mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011, 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
42.19"
(1,071.63mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
62.06"
(1,576.32mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
133.69"
(3,395.73mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
12.99"
(329.95mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
170.31"
(4,325.87mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2007
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
211.95"
(5,383.53mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/