Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
111ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1903
14ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1989
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
107ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
18ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
110ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1926
15ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
122ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 2006
3ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
117ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
8ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
97ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1959
27ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
84ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
40ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
31.60"
(802.64mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
91ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
33ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
77ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
47ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
81ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
43ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
45.33"
(1,151.38mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
92ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
32ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
48.65"
(1,235.71mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
87ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
37ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
71.54"
(1,817.12mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
88ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
35ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
91.67"
(2,328.42mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
68ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
55ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
136.68"
(3,471.67mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
62ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
60ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2012
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
179.48"
(4,558.79mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
47ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
74ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2007
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
231.85"
(5,888.99mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
76ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
44ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2018, retrieved on September 25, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/