Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2020 1903
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1989
Ties: 1915
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
10.03"
(254.76mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2016 1926
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2020 2006
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2020 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2020 1959
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
35.56"
(903.22mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
3.47"
(88.13mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2020 1985
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2020 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
48.34"
(1,227.84mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
51.39"
(1,305.31mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
6.48"
(164.60mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
71.85"
(1,824.99mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
95.77"
(2,432.56mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1973
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
159.43"
(4,049.52mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
24.59"
(624.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
208.02"
(5,283.71mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
28.11"
(714.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
251.16"
(6,379.46mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/