Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1964 1903
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 1926
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1985 2006
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1985 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
43.41"
(1,102.61mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1905
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
57.98"
(1,472.69mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-8.54"
(-216.92mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
78.30"
(1,988.82mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-11.52"
(-292.61mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
134.52"
(3,416.81mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
184.61"
(4,689.09mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2022
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
226.68"
(5,757.67mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/