Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1998
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
18.84"
(478.54mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1998
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
22.62"
(574.55mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1998
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
27.05"
(687.07mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Ties: 1928
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
33.48"
(850.39mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
39.97"
(1,015.24mm)
34.53"
(877.06mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
43.53"
(1,105.66mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
47.08"
(1,195.83mm)
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
51.28"
(1,302.51mm)
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
79.39"
(2,016.51mm)
68.25"
(1,733.55mm)
11.14"
(282.96mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
108.23"
(2,749.04mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
18.34"
(465.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
159.61"
(4,054.09mm)
134.79"
(3,423.67mm)
24.82"
(630.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
199.90"
(5,077.46mm)
179.78"
(4,566.41mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1975
Ties: 2005
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
246.25"
(6,254.75mm)
224.85"
(5,711.19mm)
21.40"
(543.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/