Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2016 1903
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1984
Ties: 1923, 1936
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2016 1903
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2016 1915
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Ties: 1904, 1918
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Ties: 1922
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2016 1905
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1984
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2016 1905
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
29.58"
(751.33mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
33.04"
(839.22mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
38.28"
(972.31mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011, 2019
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
43.13"
(1,095.50mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
67.14"
(1,705.36mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
88.53"
(2,248.66mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
130.76"
(3,321.30mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1978
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
168.92"
(4,290.57mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2016 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2007
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
215.98"
(5,485.89mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008

Citing This Page

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