Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1989
Ties: 1931
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
13.95"
(354.33mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1926
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 2006
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1975
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1959
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Ties: 1964
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
35.71"
(907.03mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1913
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
40.47"
(1,027.94mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
49.86"
(1,266.44mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
70.93"
(1,801.62mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
97.86"
(2,485.64mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
8.04"
(204.21mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
139.83"
(3,551.68mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
187.10"
(4,752.34mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2007
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
229.77"
(5,836.16mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/