Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
20.94"
(531.88mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
11.24"
(285.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
29.79"
(756.67mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
12.12"
(307.85mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
35.08"
(891.03mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
12.77"
(324.36mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
37.62"
(955.55mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
11.02"
(279.90mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
46.64"
(1,184.66mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
8.68"
(220.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
51.63"
(1,311.40mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
53.80"
(1,366.52mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
8.87"
(225.30mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
72.64"
(1,845.06mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
5.48"
(139.20mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
89.57"
(2,275.08mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
147.18"
(3,738.37mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
192.84"
(4,898.14mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
12.91"
(327.92mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
243.49"
(6,184.65mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/