Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1903
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1989
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1964
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 2006
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Ties: 1918, 2013
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
31.58"
(802.13mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
38.47"
(977.14mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
42.40"
(1,076.96mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1935
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
65.30"
(1,658.62mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
91.34"
(2,320.04mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1973
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
127.42"
(3,236.47mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
174.15"
(4,423.41mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-5.76"
(-146.30mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2022
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
214.53"
(5,449.06mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-10.30"
(-261.62mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/