Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1900 1903
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1989
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1963
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1926
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1900 2006
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Ties: 1908
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1900 1959
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Ties: 2017
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
29.03"
(737.36mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
31.84"
(808.74mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
39.18"
(995.17mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
42.38"
(1,076.45mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
63.41"
(1,610.61mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
85.76"
(2,178.30mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1973
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
135.09"
(3,431.29mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2012
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
189.14"
(4,804.16mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
9.23"
(234.45mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
231.03"
(5,868.16mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/