Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1979
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1979
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
-5.49"
(-139.45mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1978
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2012
Ties: 1991
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
27.76"
(705.10mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 2013
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
36.12"
(917.45mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
40.50"
(1,028.70mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
43.44"
(1,103.38mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
66.88"
(1,698.75mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1973
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
82.56"
(2,097.02mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
127.91"
(3,248.91mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2012
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
182.52"
(4,636.01mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
232.99"
(5,917.95mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/