Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1916 1981
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1978
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
-4.53"
(-115.07mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1978
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
-6.83"
(-173.48mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1932 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
-6.36"
(-161.54mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
-6.53"
(-165.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
-9.01"
(-228.86mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1896 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
-7.58"
(-192.53mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
66.29"
(1,683.77mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1933 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Ties: 1925
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
93.49"
(2,374.65mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.63"
(92.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1934
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
137.63"
(3,495.80mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
185.09"
(4,701.29mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
231.85"
(5,888.99mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/