Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1989
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1963
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1926
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2006
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1959
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
32.84"
(834.14mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
7.84"
(199.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
35.20"
(894.08mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
48.20"
(1,224.28mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
50.33"
(1,278.38mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
75.51"
(1,917.95mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
8.99"
(228.34mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
105.82"
(2,687.83mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
153.46"
(3,897.88mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
18.62"
(472.94mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
191.23"
(4,857.24mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2022
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
240.14"
(6,099.56mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
15.31"
(388.88mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/