Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1903
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1989
Ties: 2011
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1999 1926
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2006
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Ties: 1900
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1959
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
38.25"
(971.55mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
43.64"
(1,108.46mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
48.58"
(1,233.93mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
66.06"
(1,677.92mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
82.79"
(2,102.87mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-7.03"
(-178.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
127.62"
(3,241.55mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2012
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
171.16"
(4,347.46mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
208.88"
(5,305.55mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-15.95"
(-405.13mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/