Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1903
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1989
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1935 1926
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1935 2006
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1959
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1932 1985
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1932 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1932 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
41.42"
(1,052.07mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1923
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
87.71"
(2,227.83mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
138.83"
(3,526.28mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
181.23"
(4,603.24mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2007
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
228.06"
(5,792.72mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1976
Ties: 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/