Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1970 2009
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
16.99"
(431.55mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
20.72"
(526.29mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
35.46"
(900.68mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
39.70"
(1,008.38mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
9.87"
(250.70mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
33.54"
(851.92mm)
7.57"
(192.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
37.27"
(946.66mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
48.01"
(1,219.45mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
44.89"
(1,140.21mm)
6.08"
(154.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 2005
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
72.69"
(1,846.33mm)
65.59"
(1,665.99mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1979
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
95.23"
(2,418.84mm)
89.80"
(2,280.92mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
141.09"
(3,583.69mm)
134.80"
(3,423.92mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1904
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
181.82"
(4,618.23mm)
179.86"
(4,568.44mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
227.19"
(5,770.63mm)
224.77"
(5,709.16mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/