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
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1903
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1989
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1926
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 2006
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 1959
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
45.27"
(1,149.86mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
48.59"
(1,234.19mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
71.60"
(1,818.64mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
91.73"
(2,329.94mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
136.74"
(3,473.20mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2012
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
179.54"
(4,560.32mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2007
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
231.91"
(5,890.51mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1976
Ties: 2001

Citing This Page

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