Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1903
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1989
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1963
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Ties: 1995
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Ties: 1904
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 2006
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
19.51"
(495.55mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-4.63"
(-117.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-5.31"
(-134.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
40.37"
(1,025.40mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
63.95"
(1,624.33mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1973
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
138.23"
(3,511.04mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
180.20"
(4,577.08mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2007
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
227.47"
(5,777.74mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/