Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1955
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1996
Ties: 1934, 1960, 1999
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 1998
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1972
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2001
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1972
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 2001
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
18.84"
(478.54mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1998
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1939 1998
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
27.05"
(687.07mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
37.47"
(951.74mm)
34.53"
(877.06mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
42.36"
(1,075.94mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
45.37"
(1,152.40mm)
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
68.25"
(1,733.55mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1972
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
90.35"
(2,294.89mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1932 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
142.32"
(3,614.93mm)
134.79"
(3,423.67mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
189.55"
(4,814.57mm)
179.78"
(4,566.41mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
237.01"
(6,020.05mm)
224.85"
(5,711.19mm)
12.16"
(308.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/