Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1903
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1989
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 2006
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-1.72"
(-43.68mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Ties: 1900
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
23.33"
(592.58mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2013 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
33.21"
(843.53mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-3.51"
(-89.16mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
64.70"
(1,643.38mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
87.81"
(2,230.37mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
140.18"
(3,560.57mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
5.34"
(135.63mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
184.47"
(4,685.54mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
239.93"
(6,094.22mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/