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
5.95"
(151.13mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
112ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1903
13ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1989
Ties: 1998
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
109ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
16ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
110ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1926
15ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
122ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 2006
3ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
117ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
8ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
100ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1959
24ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
84ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
40ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
31.79"
(807.47mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
91ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
33ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
79ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
45ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
84ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
40ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
92ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
32ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
48.84"
(1,240.54mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
87ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
37ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
71.73"
(1,821.94mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
88ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
35ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
91.86"
(2,333.24mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
70ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
53ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
136.87"
(3,476.50mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
63ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
59ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2012
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
179.67"
(4,563.62mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
49ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
72ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2007
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
232.04"
(5,893.82mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
7.21"
(183.14mm)
78ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
42ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2018, retrieved on July 20, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/