Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1903
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989
Ties: 2020
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1926
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 1909
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 1900
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Ties: 1940
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
34.85"
(885.19mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
48.00"
(1,219.20mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1960
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
80.32"
(2,040.13mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
13.80"
(350.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
100.98"
(2,564.89mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
157.04"
(3,988.82mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
22.20"
(563.88mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2012
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
194.69"
(4,945.13mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
14.78"
(375.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2022
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
247.33"
(6,282.18mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
22.50"
(571.50mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 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/