Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1996
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1998
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1972
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1972
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
-6.86"
(-174.24mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2001
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
18.84"
(478.54mm)
-8.94"
(-227.08mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1998
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
23.32"
(592.33mm)
-11.38"
(-289.05mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1998
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
27.05"
(687.07mm)
-10.07"
(-255.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
-7.84"
(-199.14mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
27.60"
(701.04mm)
34.53"
(877.06mm)
-6.93"
(-176.02mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-5.71"
(-145.04mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
37.18"
(944.37mm)
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
65.18"
(1,655.57mm)
68.25"
(1,733.55mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1972
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1992 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
143.80"
(3,652.52mm)
134.79"
(3,423.67mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
183.50"
(4,660.90mm)
179.78"
(4,566.41mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
230.81"
(5,862.57mm)
224.85"
(5,711.19mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/