Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1979
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
10.55"
(267.97mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
28.39"
(721.11mm)
22.31"
(566.67mm)
6.08"
(154.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
26.78"
(680.21mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
40.77"
(1,035.56mm)
30.49"
(774.45mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
46.28"
(1,175.51mm)
34.22"
(869.19mm)
12.06"
(306.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
37.96"
(964.18mm)
12.13"
(308.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
53.57"
(1,360.68mm)
41.85"
(1,062.99mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
58.50"
(1,485.90mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
89.03"
(2,261.36mm)
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
21.87"
(555.50mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
109.97"
(2,793.24mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
20.11"
(510.80mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
151.87"
(3,857.50mm)
134.85"
(3,425.19mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2021
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
197.15"
(5,007.61mm)
179.93"
(4,570.22mm)
17.22"
(437.39mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2022
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
236.44"
(6,005.58mm)
224.87"
(5,711.70mm)
11.57"
(293.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/