Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, February 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1940
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 2009
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1896
Jan–Feb 1940
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Dec 1939–Feb 1940
3-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Feb 1940
4-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-5.59"
(-141.99mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Oct 1939–Feb 1940
5-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
16.99"
(431.55mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Sep 1939–Feb 1940
6-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
20.72"
(526.29mm)
-6.87"
(-174.50mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Feb 1940
7-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1932 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Feb 1940
8-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Feb 1940
9-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
33.54"
(851.92mm)
-6.57"
(-166.88mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Feb 1940
10-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
37.27"
(946.66mm)
-9.05"
(-229.87mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Feb 1940
11-Month
33.39"
(848.11mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-7.62"
(-193.54mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Feb 1940
12-Month
38.31"
(973.07mm)
44.89"
(1,140.21mm)
-6.58"
(-167.14mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1938–Feb 1940
18-Month
66.17"
(1,680.72mm)
65.59"
(1,665.99mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Mar 1938–Feb 1940
24-Month
94.23"
(2,393.44mm)
89.80"
(2,280.92mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1903, 2020
Mar 1937–Feb 1940
36-Month
138.24"
(3,511.30mm)
134.80"
(3,423.92mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Mar 1936–Feb 1940
48-Month
184.97"
(4,698.24mm)
179.86"
(4,568.44mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Ties: 1956
Mar 1935–Feb 1940
60-Month
231.98"
(5,892.29mm)
224.77"
(5,709.16mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/