Climate at a Glance

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1988 1903
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1988 1963
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1926
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1988 2006
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1988 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Ties: 2014
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
34.26"
(870.20mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 2005
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
37.66"
(956.56mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
44.08"
(1,119.63mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
63.63"
(1,616.20mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
88.67"
(2,252.22mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1973
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
136.08"
(3,456.43mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
179.49"
(4,559.05mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2022
Ties: 1959
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
214.38"
(5,445.25mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
-10.45"
(-265.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/