Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1989
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1926
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1955 2006
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Ties: 1918
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 1959
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
20.59"
(522.99mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
30.13"
(765.30mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
41.78"
(1,061.21mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
63.24"
(1,606.30mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
85.16"
(2,163.06mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1973
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
122.85"
(3,120.39mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-11.99"
(-304.55mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2012
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
177.92"
(4,519.17mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
232.29"
(5,900.17mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
7.46"
(189.49mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/