Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1983
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1939 1985
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
14.19"
(360.43mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
17.88"
(454.15mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1958
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
18.51"
(470.15mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
24.63"
(625.60mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
28.37"
(720.60mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
33.00"
(838.20mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1939
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
38.68"
(982.47mm)
44.92"
(1,140.97mm)
-6.24"
(-158.50mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
64.72"
(1,643.89mm)
66.20"
(1,681.48mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1953
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
100.05"
(2,541.27mm)
89.81"
(2,281.17mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
141.14"
(3,584.96mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
186.77"
(4,743.96mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
237.33"
(6,028.18mm)
224.86"
(5,711.44mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 6, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/