Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1955 2006
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 2006
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Ties: 1953
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1955 2009
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1979
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
14.12"
(358.65mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
21.64"
(549.66mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
24.61"
(625.09mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
29.25"
(742.95mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
37.28"
(946.91mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
37.44"
(950.98mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
45.64"
(1,159.26mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1953
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
86.63"
(2,200.40mm)
89.79"
(2,280.67mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1903
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
127.91"
(3,248.91mm)
134.82"
(3,424.43mm)
-6.91"
(-175.52mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
184.42"
(4,684.27mm)
179.90"
(4,569.46mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
233.24"
(5,924.30mm)
224.79"
(5,709.67mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/