Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1953 1964
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Ties: 2014
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
16.59"
(421.39mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
20.35"
(516.89mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
24.24"
(615.70mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
27.29"
(693.17mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 1915
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
30.78"
(781.81mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1955 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 2006
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
34.47"
(875.54mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
37.88"
(962.15mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1952
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Ties: 1969
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
43.48"
(1,104.39mm)
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
69.34"
(1,761.24mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 2008
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
89.83"
(2,281.68mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
125.94"
(3,198.88mm)
134.83"
(3,424.68mm)
-8.89"
(-225.80mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
175.70"
(4,462.78mm)
179.82"
(4,567.43mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
234.49"
(5,956.05mm)
224.78"
(5,709.41mm)
9.71"
(246.64mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/