Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1957 1903
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1989
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1926
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 2006
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-7.28"
(-184.91mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1959
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-7.90"
(-200.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-5.71"
(-145.04mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
73.41"
(1,864.61mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
6.89"
(175.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
89.24"
(2,266.70mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
131.91"
(3,350.51mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
179.49"
(4,559.05mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Ties: 1989
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
217.07"
(5,513.58mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-7.76"
(-197.10mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/