Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1903
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1946 1963
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1926
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1946 2006
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1946 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1946 1959
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
43.49"
(1,104.65mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1988
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
93.50"
(2,374.90mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
137.19"
(3,484.63mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
178.65"
(4,537.71mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
229.01"
(5,816.85mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1976
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/