Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1979
Ties: 1897
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
30.53"
(775.46mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
34.77"
(883.16mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
36.18"
(918.97mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 2005
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
40.50"
(1,028.70mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
43.08"
(1,094.23mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
51.47"
(1,307.34mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
71.14"
(1,806.96mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1973
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
93.37"
(2,371.60mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
138.65"
(3,521.71mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
177.94"
(4,519.68mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
224.74"
(5,708.40mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/