Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1993 1903
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1989
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1963
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1926
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 2006
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1959
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
34.11"
(866.39mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
50.42"
(1,280.67mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
55.49"
(1,409.45mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
10.58"
(268.74mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
78.83"
(2,002.28mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
103.13"
(2,619.50mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2012
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
189.81"
(4,821.17mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2021
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
237.62"
(6,035.55mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
12.79"
(324.87mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/