Monthly Precipitation in Coastal
New Jersey (Division 3) From 1895-2014

Division 3 includes portions of Atlantic, Cape May, Monmouth, and Ocean counties within 10 miles of the coast and
covers 7% of NJ. Values are calculated from an average of precipitation totals recorded at several stations throughout
coastal NJ and represent inches of liquid equivalent precipitation.

  1895-2013 Column Chart

Visit the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program website to view monthly, seasonal, and annual precipitation time series graphs for Coastal New Jersey.


    YEAR    JAN     FEB     MAR      APR     MAY     JUN     JUL     AUG     SEP     OCT     NOV     DEC    TOTAL    DEPARTURE
                                                                                                                     FROM NORMAL
    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    -----    -----

    1895    4.91    1.47    3.53    4.62    2.43    2.68    3.65    2.68    1.51    3.43    2.83    2.17    35.91    -6.68
    1896    1.85    6.89    5.35    1.51    2.74    4.77    3.78    1.92    3.69    2.55    2.64    1.56    39.25    -3.34
    1897    2.45    4.03    2.83    3.43    4.29    2.86    10.87   3.83    1.47    3.72    4.02    4.25    48.05     5.46
    1898    3.86    3.60    3.03    3.37    5.33    1.98    4.66    4.54    2.78    4.99    5.78    3.28    47.20     4.61
    1899    4.02    6.65    6.44    1.72    1.53    1.77    5.80    3.80    3.95    3.00    1.80    1.64    42.12    -0.47
    1900    3.86    5.36    3.57    2.31    3.79    2.86    3.06    3.25    2.90    3.43    3.18    2.63    40.20    -2.39
    1901    2.90    1.10    4.36    5.06    4.09    1.37    5.06    7.61    2.90    1.88    2.01    6.52    44.86     2.27
    1902    3.60    6.62    4.25    3.45    1.53    5.83    2.99    3.13    5.54    5.81    2.02    6.39    51.16     8.57
    1903    3.97    5.08    5.43    3.68    0.89    6.02    3.95    5.94    3.28    7.58    1.02    4.05    50.89     8.30
    1904    2.66    2.50    3.33    2.77    1.89    2.80    4.05    4.81    4.26    3.33    1.85    3.68    37.93    -4.66
    1905    4.17    3.09    3.82    2.75    1.59    3.11    3.11    5.13    5.02    2.36    1.28    3.85    39.28    -3.31
    1906    3.04    3.08    5.40    3.06    3.18    4.44    5.92    6.10    1.79    4.28    1.60    3.71    45.60     3.01
    1907    3.10    3.00    2.88    3.43    4.27    3.96    2.14    2.96    6.91    3.77    5.38    4.42    46.22     3.63
    1908    3.79    4.72    2.19    2.60    5.49    1.94    4.65    4.74    2.18    2.43    0.84    3.84    39.41    -3.18
    1909    3.15    4.71    3.72    4.96    1.88    3.00    1.54    4.21    3.35    1.23    2.09    4.06    37.90    -4.69
    1910    4.47    2.61    1.98    4.60    1.74    4.77    1.93    3.70    0.80    3.85    3.26    2.75    36.46    -6.13
    1911    3.80    2.84    3.61    3.92    1.00    4.45    3.00    7.75    1.36    4.54    4.87    3.51    44.65     2.06
    1912    3.26    2.68    7.71    2.99    3.10    1.43    3.54    2.28    3.38    2.76    3.19    4.59    40.91    -1.68
    1913    3.38    2.67    4.82    5.10    2.90    1.57    1.98    3.80    3.56    6.57    2.15    2.70    41.20    -1.39
    1914    3.74    2.94    3.80    3.16    2.17    2.30    5.48    3.45    0.49    2.02    2.26    5.60    37.41    -5.18
    1915    6.17    5.53    1.44    2.62    3.12    3.11    3.77    6.97    1.27    3.27    1.22    3.81    42.30    -0.29
    1916    1.61    4.34    3.45    2.90    2.68    3.41    5.82    1.13    2.71    1.43    1.93    4.35    35.76    -6.83
    1917    3.23    2.21    5.22    2.33    2.86    3.78    4.31    1.33    2.77    6.56    0.38    2.77    37.75    -4.84
    1918    4.34    1.93    2.56    3.81    3.64    2.85    2.87    1.23    3.94    0.94    1.52    3.65    33.28    -9.31
    1919    3.77    3.74    5.45    2.97    3.90    2.46    7.76    6.94    3.30    3.02    2.93    3.00    49.24     6.65
    1920    2.80    4.78    4.08    3.87    2.59    5.27    4.58    6.19    3.38    1.54    4.59    4.31    47.98     5.39
    1921    2.65    4.10    2.99    3.16    3.47    2.66    3.35    3.80    1.38    0.89    3.70    2.30    34.45    -8.14
    1922    3.31    3.25    4.51    2.32    2.89    5.71    5.77    4.53    2.47    1.47    0.67    3.86    40.76    -1.83
    1923    4.87    2.86    4.90    3.38    1.24    1.79    3.97    2.19    3.39    4.02    2.43    3.41    38.45    -4.14
    1924    4.34    4.38    3.27    5.26    4.39    3.80    1.68    4.18    4.45    0.51    1.90    2.63    40.79    -1.80
    1925    4.96    2.30    3.49    2.42    2.11    2.50    6.19    2.59    2.08    4.42    2.89    2.63    38.58    -4.01
    1926    2.80    4.56    2.49    1.84    2.28    2.21    6.44    5.63    2.72    3.26    3.60    3.45    41.28    -1.31
    1927    1.99    3.11    1.57    2.51    2.65    2.65    5.06    7.12    2.24    6.49    4.03    4.07    43.49     0.90
    1928    2.61    4.15    2.91    4.93    1.80    5.65    5.70    7.48    5.49    1.09    1.63    2.08    45.52     2.93
    1929    3.20    4.48    3.36    5.56    2.36    2.77    0.78    2.70    3.76    4.38    2.25    2.67    38.27    -4.32
    1930    3.32    2.89    2.51    2.22    2.15    3.33    2.92    3.07    2.09    1.89    3.24    2.40    32.03    -10.56
    1931    2.26    1.54    4.92    2.35    2.94    3.14    1.74    6.43    2.02    2.45    0.59    2.33    32.71    -9.88
    1932    4.39    2.18    5.80    3.76    3.26    3.74    2.29    1.62    1.98    4.60    5.91    3.39    42.92     0.33
    1933    2.43    3.59    4.84    4.15    4.85    2.97    2.54    10.19   5.22    1.57    1.42    3.19    46.96     4.37
    1934    2.37    3.67    3.62    2.88    4.14    3.03    3.44    3.34    7.40    2.06    2.60    2.69    41.24    -1.35
    1935    4.70    3.29    2.10    2.51    1.82    4.47    2.71    2.39    8.45    3.38    5.15    1.99    42.96     0.37
    1936    6.33    3.87    3.73    2.82    2.14    4.05    2.54    3.05    5.90    3.11    0.99    7.83    46.36     3.77
    1937    6.04    2.51    2.84    4.13    1.80    3.77    1.73    6.85    2.97    5.96    4.47    1.38    44.45     1.86
    1938    3.47    2.64    1.88    2.48    3.60    6.00    10.17   4.12    11.57   2.64    4.01    2.07    54.65     12.06
    1939    4.68    6.07    5.22    4.51    0.81    2.80    1.07    8.28    1.51    4.97    1.84    1.19    42.95     0.36
    1940    1.89    3.07    4.20    4.86    5.02    2.77    3.91    5.41    2.14    2.13    4.87    2.43    42.70     0.11
    1941    4.20    3.19    2.74    2.31    1.81    3.95    5.14    2.70    0.03    1.89    1.95    3.42    33.33    -9.26
    1942    2.82    2.33    5.63    1.48    1.78    2.09    7.33    6.97    3.60    3.68    3.09    3.83    44.63     2.04
    1943    3.13    2.13    3.23    3.13    2.29    2.50    2.07    1.03    2.73    7.15    2.04    1.63    33.06    -9.53
    1944    3.99    2.50    4.81    5.38    1.17    3.19    0.98    2.77    8.16    3.17    7.03    2.44    45.59     3.00
    1945    2.88    2.90    1.60    2.51    3.72    3.97    8.00    3.37    3.15    2.61    5.08    6.39    46.18     3.59
    1946    2.12    2.06    2.74    1.84    5.22    4.60    3.73    4.60    2.95    1.15    1.15    2.32    34.48    -8.11
    1947    3.78    2.14    2.12    4.18    4.81    1.73    2.72    2.28    2.83    2.61    6.01    3.29    38.50    -4.09
    1948    7.15    2.82    3.74    3.14    7.82    4.97    5.23    6.74    0.93    3.43    5.81    6.12    57.90     15.31
    1949    5.66    4.65    3.06    3.05    3.86    0.22    2.72    3.81    3.42    2.88    2.31    1.66    37.30    -5.29
    1950    2.19    3.55    3.92    1.87    2.66    2.36    4.75    6.48    4.12    1.25    4.46    3.04    40.65    -1.94
    1951    2.79    4.44    4.18    2.10    3.47    3.44    2.59    1.68    1.41    3.78    7.34    5.16    42.38    -0.21
    1952    5.48    1.97    5.32    5.56    6.40    2.85    1.42    8.24    1.70    0.87    3.03    4.54    47.38     4.79
    1953    4.15    2.69    6.41    4.17    4.99    2.20    3.41    5.80    1.25    2.76    3.23    3.75    44.81     2.22
    1954    2.34    1.33    3.41    3.56    2.61    0.58    1.81    6.69    6.01    2.31    4.49    3.50    38.64    -3.95
    1955    0.63    2.84    4.55    2.63    1.21    3.77    1.12    7.90    2.10    5.10    2.46    0.65    34.96    -7.63
    1956    2.83    4.77    4.35    2.85    2.89    3.83    5.06    3.27    3.12    6.20    2.52    4.34    46.03     3.44
    1957    1.96    3.13    3.93    3.78    0.78    2.11    1.03    2.49    3.22    2.75    4.83    6.23    36.24    -6.35
    1958    4.46    5.34    6.38    5.67    5.40    3.06    7.82    8.87    3.30    5.66    2.32    2.42    60.70     18.11
    1959    1.59    1.95    4.05    3.16    2.03    2.18    11.42   5.58    0.66    4.27    4.69    3.38    44.96     2.37
    1960    2.98    4.52    2.76    2.23    2.47    1.84    6.59    5.26    6.25    2.58    1.86    3.63    42.97     0.38
    1961    3.08    4.42    5.68    3.70    3.95    2.94    5.28    2.66    3.34    3.71    2.56    3.76    45.08     2.49
    1962    3.79    3.97    4.19    3.30    1.46    4.41    3.05    4.35    3.50    2.04    5.28    3.17    42.51    -0.08
    1963    2.86    2.38    5.80    0.98    3.07    1.63    2.95    2.09    4.45    0.13    5.94    2.41    34.69    -7.90
    1964    5.11    4.17    2.92    6.62    0.66    1.66    3.26    1.13    4.68    2.23    1.50    3.39    37.33    -5.26
    1965    4.05    2.39    3.85    2.53    1.85    2.18    5.09    4.26    1.72    0.87    1.03    1.33    31.15    -11.44
    1966    3.39    4.87    1.16    3.14    4.75    2.36    1.50    2.95    6.92    3.86    1.81    4.00    40.71    -1.88
    1967    1.18    3.19    3.75    2.87    4.97    3.70    3.72    11.01   1.70    1.93    1.32    5.47    44.81     2.22
    1968    2.39    1.14    5.10    1.42    4.72    5.59    1.76    2.73    1.53    2.46    4.52    3.47    36.83    -5.76
    1969    2.46    2.99    2.94    3.26    1.87    2.76    8.46    3.66    2.85    1.37    3.82    7.31    43.75     1.16
    1970    1.53    3.30    4.27    4.44    2.03    4.58    2.00    3.32    1.23    2.75    5.05    2.94    37.44    -5.15
    1971    2.63    4.75    2.61    2.47    3.69    0.70    3.91    7.26    5.09    5.41    4.29    2.42    45.23     2.64
    1972    2.69    4.50    3.33    3.59    5.51    6.88    3.67    1.34    3.28    5.13    8.27    5.79    53.98     11.39
    1973    3.62    3.34    3.20    5.58    4.03    5.49    2.82    2.33    3.15    3.09    1.30    5.97    43.92     1.33
    1974    3.23    2.86    4.46    2.31    3.17    2.93    1.57    5.42    3.81    2.14    0.98    6.10    38.98    -3.61
    1975    5.00    3.24    3.42    4.07    3.71    5.04    5.97    3.03    6.05    3.00    3.21    2.94    48.68     6.09
    1976    4.19    2.92    2.03    1.55    3.16    1.74    2.52    6.40    3.32    5.65    0.76    2.43    36.67    -5.92
    1977    3.01    2.09    3.31    2.53    1.26    2.50    2.49    4.89    3.43    3.91    7.42    6.28    43.12     0.53
    1978    7.19    2.00    4.19    2.19    5.96    2.10    4.94    5.08    1.82    2.57    2.69    4.64    45.37     2.78
    1979    8.14    5.92    3.94    3.86    5.64    3.11    2.54    6.46    4.13    3.06    3.50    1.93    52.23     9.64
    1980    2.98    1.03    6.79    5.31    2.09    2.83    2.87    1.22    2.29    4.25    3.80    1.14    36.60    -5.99
    1981    0.38    3.95    1.79    4.05    2.73    4.97    2.08    2.40    2.11    3.57    1.67    4.11    33.81    -8.78
    1982    3.97    2.41    2.59    4.86    2.71    4.48    4.15    2.13    1.32    2.12    3.75    2.65    37.14    -5.45
    1983    3.38    2.97    7.22    8.06    4.54    2.89    1.68    3.58    2.69    5.06    5.31    5.11    52.49     9.90
    1984    2.51    4.60    6.50    4.88    8.36    2.74    7.89    1.82    2.44    2.08    2.18    2.35    48.35     5.76
    1985    2.35    2.48    2.10    1.04    4.21    4.76    3.22    3.44    3.38    1.09    5.20    1.04    34.31    -8.28
    1986    3.29    2.72    1.69    3.43    0.71    1.25    5.69    4.73    2.08    3.34    5.29    5.77    39.99    -2.60
    1987    7.33    1.62    4.12    4.80    2.96    1.48    5.20    3.01    2.88    3.06    2.84    2.52    41.82    -0.77
    1988    3.51    4.01    2.43    2.79    3.97    1.76    3.18    3.36    2.05    3.64    4.58    0.74    36.02    -6.57
    1989    2.47    3.15    6.49    6.04    6.43    1.96    5.17    6.56    5.46    4.32    3.44    0.72    52.21     9.62
    1990    4.32    1.70    2.93    3.86    7.09    1.98    4.07    5.33    1.61    3.15    1.81    4.32    42.17    -0.42
    1991    5.44    1.43    5.44    4.45    1.72    1.88    5.09    5.24    3.66    2.05    1.45    4.17    42.02    -0.57
    1992    1.37    2.26    3.19    1.58    2.48    3.27    4.54    7.40    3.38    1.45    3.57    4.22    38.71    -3.88
    1993    2.68    2.44    7.37    2.77    1.93    2.05    3.01    3.88    3.97    4.73    1.42    4.19    40.44    -2.15
    1994    4.52    3.72    7.23    2.13    3.65    2.21    4.01    6.56    3.30    1.05    3.28    2.23    43.89     1.30
    1995    2.71    2.43    1.51    1.78    4.01    2.69    3.25    1.63    3.97    5.32    4.87    2.64    36.81    -5.78
    1996    4.22    2.78    3.15    4.18    3.71    3.64    4.49    4.81    6.66    5.22    1.83    6.96    51.65     9.06
    1997    2.41    3.06    4.12    3.09    3.38    1.82    5.15    5.19    1.65    3.45    4.42    4.11    41.85    -0.74
    1998    5.54    5.24    5.69    4.44    6.00    3.59    2.05    2.12    2.30    1.77    1.15    2.86    42.75     0.16
    1999    6.81    3.27    4.10    2.89    1.49    1.86    1.33    4.81    6.07    4.78    1.49    2.58    41.48    -1.11
    2000    3.40    2.17    4.25    3.47    3.28    3.67    7.33    6.32    5.56    0.31    2.53    2.25    44.54     1.95
    2001    2.94    2.68    5.03    1.61    1.60    4.27    4.36    3.89    1.62    1.03    0.81    1.45    31.29    -11.30
    2002    2.06    0.82    4.44    4.36    3.07    4.07    1.24    3.24    3.10    6.68    6.03    4.52    43.63     1.04
    2003    1.81    5.06    3.82    3.22    2.83    6.29    3.78    4.13    3.40    4.68    4.60    5.57    49.19     6.60
    2004    2.05    2.26    3.76    5.25    2.56    1.89    4.35    5.36    3.14    1.82    4.37    2.78    39.59    -3.00
    2005    3.82    2.37    4.15    3.04    4.11    2.84    4.54    1.41    1.19    9.36    3.51    4.20    44.54     1.95
    2006    5.16    1.76    0.61    3.06    3.04    5.06    3.82    2.76    5.42    4.50    6.15    1.76    43.10     0.51
    2007    2.97    2.05    4.10    5.07    0.98    3.40    3.23    4.43    1.62    4.79    1.80    5.79    40.23    -2.36
    2008    1.71    4.73    2.34    3.39    4.29    2.76    2.58    2.62    6.24    1.32    4.94    7.68    44.60     2.01
    2009    2.48    0.54    2.53    6.80    3.57    6.45    3.32    5.51    6.48    6.75    3.57    7.75    55.75     13.16
    2010    2.85    6.63    8.17    2.09    3.22    2.08    2.29    4.20    2.46    4.65    1.92    2.74    43.30     0.71
    2011    3.14    2.69    3.78    3.87    2.02    1.40    3.38    9.29    4.93    3.64    3.03    2.91    44.08     1.49
    2012    2.04    1.84    2.06    2.76    3.43    6.75    2.51    5.20    4.24    12.77   1.41    6.50    51.51     8.92
    2013    2.48P   4.42P   4.27P   3.06P   2.87P   9.50P   4.27P   4.31P   1.07P   2.86P   2.63P   4.64P   46.38P    3.79P
    2014    2.99P   5.01P   3.86P   4.85P   2.85P   2.19P   

MEAN        3.47    3.26    3.90    3.43    3.18    3.20    3.91    4.40    3.37    3.40    3.17    3.58    42.27
OLD NORMAL  3.84    3.04    4.04    3.60    3.79    2.94    3.86    4.26    3.43    3.33    3.28    3.51    42.91
NEW NORMAL* 3.35    2.91    4.10    3.75    3.49    3.14    3.87    4.06    3.37    3.57    3.33    3.66    42.59
    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----     ----
    YEAR    JAN     FEB     MAR     APR     MAY     JUN     JUL     AUG     SEP     OCT     NOV     DEC     TOTAL    DEPARTURE       
                                                                                                                     FROM NORMAL 
                                                                                                            
Means based on values from 1895-2012 (preliminary values excluded).
"Old normals" based on values from 1971-2000.
*"New normals" are based on values from 1981-2010.

P=Preliminary Report

Last Updated: 7/11/14

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