Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 2006
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1978 2009
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
14.12"
(358.65mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
26.89"
(683.01mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Ties: 1936
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
24.61"
(625.09mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
29.25"
(742.95mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
6.99"
(177.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
37.44"
(950.98mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
50.39"
(1,279.91mm)
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
9.23"
(234.45mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
52.28"
(1,327.91mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
83.08"
(2,110.23mm)
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
17.29"
(439.16mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1953
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
104.54"
(2,655.32mm)
89.79"
(2,280.67mm)
14.75"
(374.65mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1903
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
142.89"
(3,629.41mm)
134.82"
(3,424.43mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2021
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
197.60"
(5,019.04mm)
179.90"
(4,569.46mm)
17.70"
(449.58mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
243.52"
(6,185.41mm)
224.79"
(5,709.67mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
18th 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 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/