Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1903
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1989
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-3.86"
(-98.05mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1963
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1926
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1895 2006
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1897 1959
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Ties: 1987
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Ties: 1912
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
37.18"
(944.37mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
6.07"
(154.17mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Ties: 1921
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
74.86"
(1,901.44mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
8.34"
(211.83mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1974
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
103.38"
(2,625.85mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
13.56"
(344.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
145.27"
(3,689.86mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
184.07"
(4,675.38mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
69th Driest Driest to Date 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/