Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1903
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1989
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1975
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2006
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1967
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
35.85"
(910.59mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
48.94"
(1,243.08mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
65.47"
(1,662.94mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
131.75"
(3,346.45mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2012
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
172.13"
(4,372.10mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2007
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
203.94"
(5,180.08mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-20.89"
(-530.60mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 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/