Climate at a Glance

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1966
1-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1903
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1989
Apr–May 1966
2-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1963
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Ties: 1900
Mar–May 1966
3-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1965 1926
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Feb–May 1966
4-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 2006
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Ties: 1914
Jan–May 1966
5-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1965 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Ties: 1905
Dec 1965–May 1966
6-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1963 1959
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Nov 1965–May 1966
7-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Oct 1965–May 1966
8-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-7.46"
(-189.48mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Sep 1965–May 1966
9-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-8.71"
(-221.24mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1965–May 1966
10-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-9.91"
(-251.72mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Jul 1965–May 1966
11-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-11.05"
(-280.67mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1965–May 1966
12-Month
31.81"
(807.97mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-13.10"
(-332.74mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1964–May 1966
18-Month
49.32"
(1,252.73mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-17.20"
(-436.88mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1964–May 1966
24-Month
64.32"
(1,633.73mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-25.50"
(-647.70mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1973
Jun 1963–May 1966
36-Month
103.27"
(2,623.06mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-31.57"
(-801.88mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2012
Jun 1962–May 1966
48-Month
141.79"
(3,601.47mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-38.12"
(-968.24mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2007
Jun 1961–May 1966
60-Month
182.16"
(4,626.86mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-42.67"
(-1,083.82mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/