Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1989
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1946 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1926
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 2006
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1967
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1990
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 1959
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1984
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Ties: 1924
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
34.64"
(879.86mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
49.89"
(1,267.21mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
75.79"
(1,925.07mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
98.12"
(2,492.25mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1973
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
141.61"
(3,596.89mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
6.77"
(171.95mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
191.62"
(4,867.15mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
11.71"
(297.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
235.31"
(5,976.87mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/