Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1899 1903
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1989
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1963
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Ties: 1966
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1899 1926
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1895 2006
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Ties: 2003
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Ties: 1980
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1897 1959
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Ties: 2016
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
35.07"
(890.78mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
43.38"
(1,101.85mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
66.40"
(1,686.56mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1999
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
92.71"
(2,354.83mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
146.76"
(3,727.70mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
11.92"
(302.76mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1899 1966
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
188.65"
(4,791.71mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1899 1966
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
227.45"
(5,777.23mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 1966
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/