Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1903
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1989
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2017 1926
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 2006
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1959
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1984
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1985
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
41.34"
(1,050.04mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
12.99"
(329.95mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
16.82"
(427.22mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
60.38"
(1,533.65mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
19.19"
(487.42mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
63.68"
(1,617.47mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
18.77"
(476.76mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
88.55"
(2,249.17mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
22.03"
(559.56mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
155.41"
(3,947.41mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
20.57"
(522.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
200.42"
(5,090.67mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
20.51"
(520.96mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2007
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
243.22"
(6,177.79mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
18.39"
(467.11mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
15th 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 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/