Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1903
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1989
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1926
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2016 2006
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Ties: 1902
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
23.01"
(584.45mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2016 1959
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Ties: 1901
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
43.14"
(1,095.76mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
64.17"
(1,629.92mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
88.15"
(2,239.01mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
130.95"
(3,326.13mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2012
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
183.32"
(4,656.33mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2007
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
227.61"
(5,781.29mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/