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Historic Heavy Rain Events1 in New York City2


 

YEAR

DATE

Rainfall

2014

April 30th

4.97"

2013

June 8th

4.16"

2011

August 14th

5.81"

2007

April 15th

7.57"

2005

October 12th

4.26"

2005

October 8th

4.26"

1999

September 16th

5.02"

1996

October 19th

4.35"

1990

August 10th

4.64"

1977

November 8th

7.40"

1972

November 8th

5.60"

1972

October 7th

4.09"

1971

August 27th

4.16"

1966

September 21st

5.54"

1942

August 9th

4.10"

1938

September 21st

4.05"

1934

September 8th

4.86"

1933

September 15th

4.16"

1913

October 1st

4.98"

1909

August 16th

4.80"

1903

October 9th

7.33"

1903

October 8th

4.30"

1894

September 19th

4.30"

1888

August 21st

4.19"

1884

June 26th

4.29"

1882

September 23rd

8.28"

1877

October 4th

4.05"

1876

March 25th

4.25"



 

 

Summary Statistics

 

All-time Wettest Day

8.28" – September 23rd, 1882

All-time Wettest Month

18.95" – August 2011

All-time Driest Month

0.02" – June 1949

Wettest Year

80.56" – 1983

Driest Year

26.09" – 1965

Consecutive Days with a Trace or more

17 – May 6-22, 1943

Calendar Month with most Heavy Rain Events

October (8)

 

 


NOTES:

 

1 Calendar days with more than 4.00" of precipitation

2 At New York City's Official Weather Station from 1876-present


Last modified - May 1, 2014

 





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