Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
37.13"
(943.10mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
43.82"
(1,113.03mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
45.65"
(1,159.51mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
62.56"
(1,589.02mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1973
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
86.86"
(2,206.24mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
136.81"
(3,474.97mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
182.23"
(4,628.64mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1976
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
221.82"
(5,634.23mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/