Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Ties: 1934
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1976 1926
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1959
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Ties: 1941
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
27.26"
(692.40mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-9.46"
(-240.29mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-10.28"
(-261.12mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-10.59"
(-268.98mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
55.36"
(1,406.14mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-11.16"
(-283.47mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
82.32"
(2,090.93mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-7.50"
(-190.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
135.30"
(3,436.62mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
191.36"
(4,860.54mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
229.01"
(5,816.85mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976
Ties: 1947

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/