Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1986 1903
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 1926
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 2006
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Ties: 1899
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
44.73"
(1,136.14mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
3.54"
(89.91mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
64.76"
(1,644.90mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Ties: 1951
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
90.82"
(2,306.83mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
125.71"
(3,193.03mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-9.13"
(-231.91mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2012
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
181.93"
(4,621.02mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2007
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
232.02"
(5,893.31mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/