Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2008 1903
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2010 1903
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Ties: 2008
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Ties: 1964
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1905
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1905
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
30.94"
(785.88mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
34.54"
(877.32mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
57.44"
(1,458.98mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
80.39"
(2,041.91mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
127.45"
(3,237.23mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1978
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
167.17"
(4,246.12mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2003 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
213.43"
(5,421.12mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2005 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/