Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1976 2006
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1976 2006
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 2009
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
14.13"
(358.90mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
24.61"
(625.09mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
29.25"
(742.95mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
37.44"
(950.98mm)
9.69"
(246.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
48.56"
(1,233.42mm)
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
70.92"
(1,801.37mm)
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1953
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
90.61"
(2,301.49mm)
89.79"
(2,280.67mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1903
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
145.32"
(3,691.13mm)
134.82"
(3,424.43mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
191.24"
(4,857.50mm)
179.90"
(4,569.46mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
242.00"
(6,146.80mm)
224.79"
(5,709.67mm)
17.21"
(437.13mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/