Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1903
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1903
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1915
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
20.54"
(521.72mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
5.52"
(140.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1905
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1905
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
34.59"
(878.59mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
39.13"
(993.90mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011, 2019
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
45.40"
(1,153.16mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
87.63"
(2,225.80mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
125.79"
(3,195.07mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1978
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
172.85"
(4,390.39mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
11.90"
(302.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2016 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2007
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
11.46"
(291.09mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/