Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1945 1903
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1989
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1926
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1945 2006
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1945 1959
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
36.97"
(939.04mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
45.87"
(1,165.10mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
50.01"
(1,270.25mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
69.23"
(1,758.44mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
93.70"
(2,379.98mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1973
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
135.16"
(3,433.06mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
185.52"
(4,712.21mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
224.56"
(5,703.82mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/