Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1903
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1989
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2001 1926
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2006
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1995 1959
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1992 1985
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-8.94"
(-227.08mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-9.75"
(-247.65mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-10.85"
(-275.59mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-12.22"
(-310.39mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-10.70"
(-271.78mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
54.42"
(1,382.27mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-12.10"
(-307.34mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
79.04"
(2,007.62mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-10.78"
(-273.81mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
122.58"
(3,113.53mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-12.26"
(-311.41mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
160.30"
(4,071.62mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-19.61"
(-498.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
210.63"
(5,350.00mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-14.20"
(-360.68mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/