Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1915 2006
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 1904
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2009
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
14.13"
(358.90mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1978
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
24.61"
(625.09mm)
-7.82"
(-198.62mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
18.73"
(475.74mm)
29.25"
(742.95mm)
-10.52"
(-267.21mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
22.38"
(568.45mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
-11.34"
(-288.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
37.44"
(950.98mm)
-11.65"
(-295.91mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
-12.90"
(-327.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-10.38"
(-263.65mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
54.34"
(1,380.24mm)
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
-11.45"
(-290.83mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1953
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
83.42"
(2,118.87mm)
89.79"
(2,280.67mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1903
Ties: 1926
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
135.70"
(3,446.78mm)
134.82"
(3,424.43mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
187.96"
(4,774.18mm)
179.90"
(4,569.46mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
226.31"
(5,748.27mm)
224.79"
(5,709.67mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 11, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/