Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1903
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1989
Ties: 1969
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1899 1963
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1926
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 2006
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
18.92"
(480.57mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1959
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-8.21"
(-208.54mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-9.15"
(-232.41mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-5.87"
(-149.09mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
54.93"
(1,395.22mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-11.59"
(-294.39mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
77.79"
(1,975.87mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-12.03"
(-305.56mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1973
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
121.29"
(3,080.77mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-13.55"
(-344.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
180.40"
(4,582.16mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
221.82"
(5,634.23mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/