Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1903
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 2006
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1959
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
36.00"
(914.40mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
38.38"
(974.85mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
41.27"
(1,048.26mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
5.18"
(131.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
72.66"
(1,845.56mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
92.16"
(2,340.86mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
126.48"
(3,212.59mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-8.36"
(-212.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2012
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
174.48"
(4,431.79mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2021
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
227.46"
(5,777.48mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/