Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
25.43"
(645.92mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
11.72"
(297.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
45.72"
(1,161.29mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
48.28"
(1,226.31mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
50.36"
(1,279.14mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
76.20"
(1,935.48mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1973
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
96.77"
(2,457.96mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
6.91"
(175.52mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
144.23"
(3,663.44mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2021
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
190.99"
(4,851.15mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
11.06"
(280.93mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1976
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
238.34"
(6,053.84mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
13.47"
(342.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/