Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1979
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1982
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
22.81"
(579.37mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
30.13"
(765.30mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
33.33"
(846.58mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
37.19"
(944.63mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
41.84"
(1,062.74mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
44.26"
(1,124.20mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
73.42"
(1,864.87mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
100.89"
(2,562.61mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
11.03"
(280.17mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
143.13"
(3,635.50mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
188.21"
(4,780.53mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1976
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
235.75"
(5,988.05mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/