Top 10 Years
Wettest and Driest By Month At Albany, NY (1826-Present)

January   February
Wettest Year Driest Year   Wettest Year Driest Year
1) 7.30" 1836 0.08" 1860   1) 5.19" 1870 0.24" 1987
2) 6.44" 1978 0.42" 1980   2) 5.04" 2008 0.36" 1968
3) 6.37" 1979 0.46" 1989   3) 5.02" 1981 0.36" 1877
4) 6.12" 1891 0.59" 1981   4) 4.63" 1893 0.36" 1856
5) 5.40" 1827 0.66" 1921   5) 4.39" 1836 0.56" 1901
6) 5.38" 1870 0.67" 1902   6) 4.38" 1851 0.64" 2009
7) 5.24" 1862 0.73" 1955   7) 4.24" 1926 0.68" 1868
8) 5.08" 1996 0.76" 1849   8) 4.17" 1831 0.75" 1864
9) 4.81" 1863 0.78" 1872   9) 4.14" 1950/1891 0.80" 1905
10) 4.78" 1999 0.78" 1851   10) 4.12" 1878 0.88" 1978
March   April
Wettest Year Driest Year   Wettest Year Driest Year
1) 7.37" 1843 0.09" 1915   1) 7.95" 1983 0.56" 1892
2) 7.29" 1871 0.26" 1981   2) 7.00" 1857 0.60" 1999
3) 6.20" 2008 0.52" 1910   3) 6.82" 1854 0.72" 1941
4) 5.90" 1977 0.54" 1855   4) 6.34" 1996 0.74" 1846
5) 5.74" 1953 0.60" 1860   5) 6.31" 1929 0.75" 1849
6) 5.62" 1888 0.62" 1885   6) 5.96" 2007 0.79" 1903
7) 5.50" 2001 0.63" 1924   7) 5.78" 1914 0.86" 1861
8) 5.39" 1936 0.85" 1894   8) 5.39" 1993 0.92" 1844
9) 5.33" 1983 0.87" 1907   9) 5.23" 1840 & 1924 0.98" 1896
10) 5.12" 1993 0.94" 1851   10) 4.97" 1874 1.03" 1899
May   June
Wettest Year Driest Year   Wettest Year Driest Year
1) 8.96" 1953 0.15" 1903   1) 8.74" 2006 0.65" 1964
2) 8.47" 1833 0.73" 1920   2) 8.70" 1862 0.74" 1997
3) 8.11" 1848 0.76" 1826   3) 8.68" 2013 0.80" 1864
4) 7.98" 1984 0.80" 1926   4) 8.22" 1928 0.98" 1912
5) 7.45" 1838 0.89" 1879   5) 7.60" 1922 0.99" 1873
6) 7.34" 1837 0.96" 1905   6) 7.60" 1838 1.10" 1919
7) 7.16" 1853 1.05" 1980   7) 7.58" 1830 1.15" 1962
8) 7.03" 1868 1.11" 1939   8) 7.48" 1870 1.37" 1863
9) 6.65" 2013 1.16" 1862   9) 7.36" 1973 1.39" 1869
10) 6.28" 1867 1.19" 1941   10) 7.25" 1871 1.42" 1988
July   August
Wettest Year Driest Year   Wettest Year Driest Year
1) 9.91" 2009 0.49" 1968   1) 10.59" 1871 0.53" 1876
2) 9.37" 1871 0.62" 1929   2) 10.41" 2011 0.62" 1854
3) 8.57" 1850 0.70" 1849   3) 10.14" 1856 0.66" 1942
4) 7.92" 1848 0.84" 2002   4) 8.47" 1870 0.73" 1947
5) 7,83" 1863 0.86" 1955   5) 7,58" 1885 0.74" 1907
6) 7.54" 2005 1.07" 1898   6) 7.51" 1832 0.87" 1886
7) 7.20" 2004 1.20" 1963   7) 7.34" 2004 0.88" 1828
8) 7.19 " 1970 1.27" 1922   8) 7.33" 1950 1.02" 1929
9) 7.03" 2007 1.28" 1910   9) 7.28" 1867 1.08" 1865
10) 6.96" 1975 1.29" 1964   10) 7.21" 1893 1.14" 1913
September   October
Wettest Year Driest Year   Wettest Year Driest Year
1) 11.06" 1999 0.40" 1964   1) 13.48" 1869 0.09" 1924
2) 8.91" 1890 0.47" 1914   2) 9.00" 2005 0.20" 1963
3) 8.76" 1938 0.64" 1908   3) 8.93" 1855 0.27" 1882
4) 8.08" 1828 0.74" 1900   4) 8.83" 1955 0.38" 1928
5) 7.89" 1960 0.85" 1871   5) 8.04" 1849 0.54" 1964
6) 7.79" 1882 0.93" 1830   6) 8.03" 1995 0.60" 1892
7) 7.67" 1853 1.06" 1849   7) 7.86" 1877 0.83" 1994
8) 7.11" 1868 1.08" 1862   8) 7.50" 1833 0.83" 1909
9) 6.98" 1987 1.10" 1943   9) 7.10" 2010 0.84" 1914
10) 6.66" 1977 1.27" 1851   10) 6.90" 1987 0.85" 1899
November   December
Wettest Year Driest Year   Wettest Year Driest Year
1) 8.07" 1972 0.40" 1908   1) 6.73" 1973 0.24" 1828
2) 7.29" 1830 0.59" 1946   2) 6.51" 1969 0.40" 1928
3) 6.93" 1927 0.64" 1904   3) 6.35" 1915 0.52" 1943
4) 5.91" 1997 0.87" 2012   4) 6.16" 1878 0.64" 1958
5) 5.71" 2005 0.90" 1922   5) 6.05" 1948 0.69" 1930
6) 5.56" 1969 0.91" 1978   6) 5.48" 2003 0.71" 1877
7) 5.50" 1921 0.91" 1893   7) 5.43" 1887 0.73" 1896
8) 5.48" 1968 0.93" 1917   8) 5.42" 1901 0.75" 1989
9) 5.45" 1868 0.95" 1902   9) 5.24" 1848 0.76" 1874
10) 5.41" 1932 0.97" 1882   10) 5.21" 1842 0.82" 1892

(Data Courtesy of the Albany National Weather Service)