Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1989
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Ties: 1919, 1978
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
27.45"
(697.23mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1959
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
34.81"
(884.17mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
38.94"
(989.08mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
45.65"
(1,159.51mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
50.34"
(1,278.64mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
52.98"
(1,345.69mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
80.98"
(2,056.89mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
109.04"
(2,769.62mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
146.69"
(3,725.93mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
199.33"
(5,062.98mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
19.42"
(493.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
246.34"
(6,257.04mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
21.51"
(546.36mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/