Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1903
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1989
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1926
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 2011
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 2006
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
37.73"
(958.34mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
43.03"
(1,092.96mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
45.26"
(1,149.60mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
13.17"
(334.51mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
46.93"
(1,192.02mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
50.85"
(1,291.59mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
59.31"
(1,506.47mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
81.64"
(2,073.66mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
113.22"
(2,875.79mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
155.62"
(3,952.75mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
20.78"
(527.81mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2012
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
204.56"
(5,195.82mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
24.65"
(626.11mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
240.64"
(6,112.26mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
15.81"
(401.58mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/