Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2015 1903
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1989
Ties: 1980
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2016 1926
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2015 2006
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Ties: 1961
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
29.36"
(745.74mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2001
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
33.09"
(840.49mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
44.38"
(1,127.25mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
72.59"
(1,843.79mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
108.04"
(2,744.22mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
156.63"
(3,978.40mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
21.79"
(553.46mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
199.77"
(5,074.16mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
19.86"
(504.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2022
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
244.78"
(6,217.41mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
19.95"
(506.73mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/