Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1989
Ties: 1917, 1974
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1942 1963
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1926
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1946 2006
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1946 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1959
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-5.61"
(-142.50mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
34.62"
(879.35mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-6.57"
(-166.88mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1922
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
34.94"
(887.48mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-9.97"
(-253.23mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
61.46"
(1,561.08mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
84.83"
(2,154.68mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
133.06"
(3,379.72mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
176.55"
(4,484.37mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
226.56"
(5,754.62mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/