Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, May 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2022
1-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2021 1903
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1989
Apr–May 2022
2-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2021 1963
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Mar–May 2022
3-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2021 1926
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Feb–May 2022
4-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2021 2006
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Jan–May 2022
5-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2021 1985
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Dec 2021–May 2022
6-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1984
Nov 2021–May 2022
7-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
25.00"
(635.00mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2012 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1984
Oct 2021–May 2022
8-Month
26.18"
(664.97mm)
28.35"
(720.09mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1984
Sep 2021–May 2022
9-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
32.09"
(815.09mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Aug 2021–May 2022
10-Month
39.22"
(996.19mm)
36.72"
(932.69mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2020 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Jul 2021–May 2022
11-Month
46.84"
(1,189.74mm)
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Jun 2021–May 2022
12-Month
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Dec 2020–May 2022
18-Month
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2021 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jun 2020–May 2022
24-Month
101.53"
(2,578.86mm)
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2021 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1973
Jun 2019–May 2022
36-Month
145.91"
(3,706.11mm)
134.84"
(3,424.94mm)
11.07"
(281.17mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2012
Jun 2018–May 2022
48-Month
209.57"
(5,323.08mm)
179.91"
(4,569.71mm)
29.66"
(753.37mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2021 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2022
Jun 2017–May 2022
60-Month
258.16"
(6,557.26mm)
224.83"
(5,710.68mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/