Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1992 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2012
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
36.68"
(931.67mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
6.19"
(157.22mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
43.16"
(1,096.26mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
46.84"
(1,189.74mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2006
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
69.89"
(1,775.21mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
2.73"
(69.35mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1973
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
99.00"
(2,514.60mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
165.53"
(4,204.46mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
30.68"
(779.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
209.46"
(5,320.28mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
29.53"
(750.06mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2020 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1976
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
249.57"
(6,339.08mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
24.70"
(627.38mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2020 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/