Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1950 1903
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1989
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1950 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1950 1926
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1950 2006
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1950 1959
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Ties: 1974
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1976
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
38.50"
(977.90mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
43.16"
(1,096.26mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
45.90"
(1,165.86mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
64.76"
(1,644.90mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1987
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
80.84"
(2,053.34mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-8.98"
(-228.09mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1973
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
130.73"
(3,320.54mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
178.96"
(4,545.58mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
222.45"
(5,650.23mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976

Citing This Page

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