Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
47.80"
(1,214.12mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
49.20"
(1,249.68mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
17.12"
(434.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
103.00"
(2,616.20mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
13.14"
(333.76mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
138.77"
(3,524.76mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2021
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
196.38"
(4,988.05mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
16.45"
(417.83mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
242.04"
(6,147.82mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
17.17"
(436.12mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/