Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2009
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1979
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
13.01"
(330.45mm)
14.13"
(358.90mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1978
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
24.61"
(625.09mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
38.94"
(989.08mm)
29.25"
(742.95mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
44.59"
(1,132.59mm)
37.44"
(950.98mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
6.58"
(167.14mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
74.47"
(1,891.54mm)
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1953
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
94.89"
(2,410.21mm)
89.79"
(2,280.67mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1903
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
141.58"
(3,596.13mm)
134.82"
(3,424.43mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2021
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
180.39"
(4,581.91mm)
179.90"
(4,569.46mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2021
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
225.50"
(5,727.70mm)
224.79"
(5,709.67mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976

Citing This Page

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