Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1998
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1994 2001
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Ties: 1917
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1994 2001
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
18.24"
(463.30mm)
18.84"
(478.54mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1998
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1994 1998
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
27.05"
(687.07mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1994 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1913, 1991
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1994 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
34.53"
(877.06mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
37.27"
(946.66mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
75.98"
(1,929.89mm)
68.25"
(1,733.55mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
102.05"
(2,592.07mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
12.16"
(308.86mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2018
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
141.75"
(3,600.45mm)
134.79"
(3,423.67mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
189.06"
(4,802.12mm)
179.78"
(4,566.41mm)
9.28"
(235.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1975
Ties: 1961
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
233.77"
(5,937.76mm)
224.85"
(5,711.19mm)
8.92"
(226.57mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
38th 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 November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/