Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1998
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1972
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
18.84"
(478.54mm)
7.14"
(181.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1998
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
23.32"
(592.33mm)
9.79"
(248.66mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1998
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
38.18"
(969.77mm)
27.05"
(687.07mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
11.09"
(281.68mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
46.85"
(1,189.99mm)
34.53"
(877.06mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
51.17"
(1,299.72mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
53.45"
(1,357.63mm)
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
59.18"
(1,503.17mm)
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
83.74"
(2,127.00mm)
68.25"
(1,733.55mm)
15.49"
(393.45mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
98.88"
(2,511.55mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
8.99"
(228.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2018
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
146.19"
(3,713.23mm)
134.79"
(3,423.67mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
190.90"
(4,848.86mm)
179.78"
(4,566.41mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
232.60"
(5,908.04mm)
224.85"
(5,711.19mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/