Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1976 1998
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1972
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1972
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
18.84"
(478.54mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1998
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
23.32"
(592.33mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1998
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
27.05"
(687.07mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
34.81"
(884.17mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
34.53"
(877.06mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
42.19"
(1,071.63mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
47.37"
(1,203.20mm)
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
56.49"
(1,434.85mm)
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
11.53"
(292.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
79.38"
(2,016.25mm)
68.25"
(1,733.55mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1972
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
104.13"
(2,644.90mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
14.24"
(361.69mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
152.66"
(3,877.56mm)
134.79"
(3,423.67mm)
17.87"
(453.89mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
191.32"
(4,859.53mm)
179.78"
(4,566.41mm)
11.54"
(293.12mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1975
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
248.98"
(6,324.09mm)
224.85"
(5,711.19mm)
24.13"
(612.90mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/