Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New York

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2010 1903
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1903
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2010 1915
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1999 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
16.99"
(431.55mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2010 1905
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
25.34"
(643.64mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2010 1905
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
31.70"
(805.18mm)
29.03"
(737.36mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
39.46"
(1,002.28mm)
32.73"
(831.34mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
36.53"
(927.86mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
46.26"
(1,175.00mm)
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
5.99"
(152.14mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
72.57"
(1,843.28mm)
58.73"
(1,491.74mm)
13.84"
(351.54mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2011 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
99.69"
(2,532.13mm)
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2011 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
141.38"
(3,591.05mm)
120.70"
(3,065.78mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1978
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
185.70"
(4,716.78mm)
160.95"
(4,088.13mm)
24.75"
(628.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2011 1967
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2007
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
230.85"
(5,863.59mm)
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
29.74"
(755.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2010 1967
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/