Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1989
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Ties: 1919, 1979
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
35.49"
(901.45mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
10.49"
(266.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
39.73"
(1,009.14mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
11.38"
(289.05mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
44.34"
(1,126.24mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
12.91"
(327.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
52.17"
(1,325.12mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
56.06"
(1,423.92mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
73.05"
(1,855.47mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
93.71"
(2,380.23mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
146.35"
(3,717.29mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
193.36"
(4,911.34mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
239.50"
(6,083.30mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
29th 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 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/