Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.25"
(31.75mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1903 1903
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1989
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Ties: 2013
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1926
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1983
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1938 2006
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
21.02"
(533.91mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1983
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
23.92"
(607.57mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1938 1959
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1984
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
42.33"
(1,075.18mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
51.26"
(1,302.00mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
10.07"
(255.77mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
59.11"
(1,501.39mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
14.20"
(360.68mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
74.59"
(1,894.59mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
100.53"
(2,553.46mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
10.71"
(272.03mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1973
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
146.82"
(3,729.23mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2012
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
197.94"
(5,027.68mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
18.03"
(457.97mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2007
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
240.34"
(6,104.64mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
15.51"
(393.96mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 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/