Climate at a Glance

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1903
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1989
Ties: 1917, 1950
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1926
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 2006
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1959
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Ties: 1913
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Ties: 1951
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
36.91"
(937.51mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
46.14"
(1,171.96mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
74.86"
(1,901.44mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
8.34"
(211.83mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1899
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
105.45"
(2,678.43mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
15.63"
(397.00mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
159.36"
(4,047.74mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
24.52"
(622.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
201.76"
(5,124.70mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
21.85"
(554.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2021
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
250.70"
(6,367.78mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/