Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1987 1903
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1986 1926
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1987 2006
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1986 1959
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
34.26"
(870.20mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
43.49"
(1,104.65mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1947
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
66.78"
(1,696.21mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
90.90"
(2,308.86mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
134.31"
(3,411.47mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2012
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
169.20"
(4,297.68mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-10.71"
(-272.03mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
225.42"
(5,725.67mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/