Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1987 1903
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1987 1903
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1915
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1905
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1987 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Ties: 1906
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
55.17"
(1,401.32mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
81.98"
(2,082.29mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
123.28"
(3,131.31mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1978
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
159.08"
(4,040.63mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
204.64"
(5,197.86mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
3.53"
(89.67mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/