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Post Tropical Storm Sandy Event Overview

The tables and maps below include peak storm wind gust and storm total-rainfall reports gathered from a variety of sources, including National Weather Service, CoCoRaHS, and NJ Weather and Climate Network stations. Reports were evaluated by the ONJSC and only those that appear to be reasonable and in line with the general wind and rainfall patterns of the storm have been included.

Sandy Wind Gusts




County

Station

Peak Wind Gust

Atlantic

Absecon

66

Atlantic City Airport

64

Atlantic City Marina

77

Bergen

Haworth

56

North Arlington

63

Teaneck

76

Teterboro

72

Burlington

Burlington NOS

54

Florence

70

McGuire AFB

66

Mount Holly Airport

60

Oswego Lake

56

Woodland Twp

56

Camden

Sicklerville

49

Cumberland

Bivalve

53

Millville Airport

44

Upper Deerfield

47

Cape May

Cape May

73

Cape May NOS Buoy

75

Ocean City

60

Woodbine

53

Essex

Caldwell Airport

70

Newark Airport

78

Gloucester

Washington Twp

53

Hudson

Bayonne

77

Harrison

68

Hunterdon

Pittstown

74

Mercer

Trenton Airport

68

Middlesex

Perth Amboy

70

Monmouth

Cream Ridge

66

Monmouth Beach

73

Sandy Hook NOS Buoy

77

Sea Girt

79

Morris

Parsippany

70

Ocean

Barnegat Light

79

Berkeley Twp

65

Brick Twp

78

Harvey Cedars

75#

Lakehurst NAS

71

Point Pleasant

74

Seaside Heights

90*

Toms River

68

Tuckerton

88

Passaic

Clifton

80

Salem

Woodstown

50

Somerset

Basking Ridge

61

Hillsborough

65

Sussex

High Point Monument

79

Sussex Airport

75

Wantage

69

Warren

Pequest

61

Stewartsville

68

 

# The anemometer mast at Harvey Cedars was blown over during the storm. Therefore, wind gusts exceeding the maximum listed value of 75 mph may have occurred.

* A post-storm examination of the wind observations at Seaside Heights resulted in the recognition of an incorrect setting in the station's data logger that resulted in consistent under reporting of wind speeds beginning with the installation of a new anemometer two weeks before Sandy. An adjustment factor has been applied to the storm maximum wind speed recorded at this station, resulting in an upgrade of the maximum gust from 71 mph to 90 mph.

Sandy Storm-Total Rainfall




County

Station

Rainfall Total

Atlantic

Atlantic City Airport

6.00

Atlantic City Marina

8.03

Buena Vista Twp

5.75

Egg Harbor Twp

6.11-6.97

Estell Manor

6.32-7.08

Folsom

5.76

Hammonton

5.13-5.51

Hammonton

5.13

Linwood

6.90

Bergen

Haworth

0.88

New Milford

0.96

North Arlington

0.84

Oakland

0.75-1.35

Palisades Park

0.91

Ramsey

1.07

Saddle Brook Twp

1.06

Teterboro Airport

0.87

Woodcliff Lake

0.69

Burlington

Chesterfield Twp

2.42

Hainesport Twp

2.52

Indian Mills

4.50

Mansfield

2.58

Medford Lakes

3.23-4.26

Medford Twp

4.10

Millville Airport

5.89

Moorestown Twp

2.83-3.16

Mount Holly

2.44

Mount Laurel Twp

2.95

Oswego Lake

4.96

Seabrook Farms

6.56

Southampton Twp

3.72

Tabernacle Twp

3.05-4.57

Cumberland

Bivalve

6.97

Bridgeton

6.17

Fairfield Twp

5.81

Greenwich

7.21

Greenwich Twp

6.40

Upper Deerfield Twp

5.74-6.39

Cape May

Cape May

10.01

Cape May Courthouse

7.94

Dennis Twp

7.97

Middle Twp

11.41

Stone Harbor

12.71

Upper Twp

5.91-7.82

West Cape May

9.53

Wildwood Crest

11.70

Woodbine

7.41-7.87

Camden

Berlin Twp

3.78-5.24

Cherry Hill

2.88

Merchantville

2.37

Mount Ephraim

3.91

Sicklerville

4.40

Somerdale

4.02

Stratford

3.97

Winslow Twp

4.68

Essex

Canoe Brook

1.30

Maplewood

0.80

Montclair

1.11

Newark Airport

1.33

West Caldwell Twp

1.28

Gloucester

Bethel Mill Park

4.42

Clayton

4.72

East Greenwich Twp

3.39-4.40

Elk Twp

4.57

Franklin Twp

5.34

Monroe Twp

4.52

Piney Hollow

4.71

South Harrison

5.52

Washington Twp

5.01

Woolwich Twp

4.84

Hudson

Harrison

1.17

Hunterdon

Clinton Twp

1.51-1.73

Flemington

1.77-2.07

Franklin Twp

1.67

Holland Twp

2.02

Kingwood

2.68

Lambertville

2.33

Lebanon

1.86

Pittstown

2.47

Readington Twp

1.80

Stockton

2.40

Wertsville

2.05

Mercer

Hamilton Twp

2.05-2.18

Hightstown

2.57

Hopewell Twp

2.60

Lawrence Twp

2.84

Trenton Mercer County Airport

1.83

Washington Twp

2.66

Middlesex

New Brunswick

1.33-1.77

North Brunswick Twp

1.68

South Brunswick Twp

2.34

South Plainfield

1.20-1.29

Woodbridge Twp

1.28

Monmouth

Asbury Park

2.16

Cream Ridge

2.57

Eatontown

1.52

Holmdel

1.84

Howell Twp

3.34-3.38

Long Branch

1.65

Ocean Twp

2.32

Oceanport

1.75

Rumson

0.93

Sea Girt

2.56

Wall Twp

2.44

Morris

Boonton Twp

1.09-1.22

Chatham

1.12-1.59

Dover

1.85

Long Hill Twp

1.70

Mendham Twp

1.43-1.65

Mine Hill Twp

1.80

Morris Twp

1.04

Mount Olive Twp

1.38

Netcong

1.93

Oak Ridge Reservoir

1.37

Parsippany

1.74

Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp

1.06

Pottersville

1.44

Randolph Twp

2.05

Ocean

Berkeley Twp

2.60-4.95

Jackson Twp

2.79

Lacey Twp

4.25

Little Egg Harbor Twp

4.86

Point Pleasant Beach

2.41

Stafford Twp

4.74

Toms River

3.60

Passaic

Charlotteburg

2.10

Hawthorne

0.99-1.12

Wanaque

1.26

Salem

Pennsville Twp

5.31

Pittsgrove Twp

5.85

Woodstown

4.96-5.00

Somerset

Basking Ridge

1.91

Bedminster Twp

1.94

Bound Brook

1.79

Branchburg Twp

2.03

Bridgewater Twp

1.84-2.81

Franklin Twp

1.69-1.84

Hillsborough Twp

1.45-2.15

Montgomery Twp

2.06-2.19

Sussex

Sussex

1.21

Walpack

1.80

Wantage Twp

1.02-1.21

Warren

Allamuchy Twp

2.00

Belvidere Bridge

2.05

Blairstown Twp

1.51-2.06

Franklin Twp

1.94

Greenwich Twp

2.22

Mansfield Twp

2.50

Oxford Twp

2.46

Pequest

2.67

Phillipsburg

2.00

Riegelsville

2.46

White Twp

2.24

 

Sandy Minimum Barometric Pressure



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