Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
11.65"
(295.91mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Ties: 1974
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
23.37"
(593.60mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
30.29"
(769.37mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1996
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
34.33"
(871.98mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
42.89"
(1,089.41mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
44.83"
(1,138.68mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
66.78"
(1,696.21mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1973
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
96.48"
(2,450.59mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
181.73"
(4,615.94mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1976
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
225.17"
(5,719.32mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/