Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1951 1903
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1989
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2006
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1951 1959
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
34.94"
(887.48mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
9.94"
(252.48mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
35.80"
(909.32mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
46.73"
(1,186.94mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
51.44"
(1,306.58mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
55.07"
(1,398.78mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
10.16"
(258.07mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
85.77"
(2,178.56mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
109.44"
(2,779.78mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
155.34"
(3,945.64mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2012
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
190.28"
(4,833.11mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
240.17"
(6,100.32mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
15.34"
(389.64mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/