Monthly Precipitation in New Jersey
From 1895-2014

Values are calculated from a spatially weighted average of several dozen stations throughout the state and represent inches of liquid equivalent precipitation.

  1895-2013 Column Chart

  Top 3 NJ warm/cold and wet/dry months since 1895

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

    1895    4.48    1.27    3.23    4.72    2.55    3.17    4.12    2.42    1.08    3.69    2.89    2.39    36.01    -10.93
    1896    1.60    6.72    5.47    1.31    2.87    5.35    5.32    1.75    4.39    2.29    2.78    1.36    41.21    -5.73
    1897    2.69    3.58    2.85    3.66    5.08    3.31    11.04   4.20    1.66    2.49    4.18    4.49    49.23     2.29
    1898    4.05    3.45    3.43    3.62    6.26    2.06    4.80    5.13    2.01    5.90    6.16    3.23    50.10     3.16
    1899    3.85    6.01    6.70    1.67    1.72    2.45    5.56    4.16    5.91    2.79    2.09    1.93    44.84    -2.10
    1900    3.70    5.25    3.60    2.21    4.22    3.02    4.58    3.51    2.87    3.79    3.13    2.37    42.25    -4.69
    1901    2.42    0.92    4.76    6.10    5.01    1.54    5.68    9.01    3.40    1.98    2.17    6.68    49.67     2.73
    1902    3.15    6.18    4.45    3.50    1.84    6.43    4.62    3.73    5.68    6.54    2.00    6.61    54.73     7.79
    1903    3.75    4.83    5.25    3.84    0.53    7.52    5.33    6.65    3.36    9.13    1.15    3.74    55.08     8.14
    1904    2.97    2.43    3.53    3.31    2.33    3.06    4.71    6.33    4.81    3.87    1.99    2.92    42.26    -4.68
    1905    4.02    2.51    4.05    2.78    1.53    3.36    3.93    5.46    5.26    2.78    1.68    3.34    40.70    -6.24
    1906    2.74    2.56    5.21    3.53    3.77    4.39    5.40    5.68    2.20    4.57    1.47    3.64    45.16    -1.78
    1907    3.37    2.64    3.13    3.66    4.52    4.32    2.53    3.29    8.12    4.57    5.15    4.49    49.79     2.85
    1908    3.59    4.75    2.87    2.63    6.35    2.27    4.54    4.83    2.10    2.78    0.87    3.33    40.91    -6.03
    1909    3.06    4.92    3.57    5.77    2.06    3.19    2.05    4.39    3.32    1.21    2.15    4.08    39.77    -7.17
    1910    4.84    3.05    1.25    5.16    2.28    5.06    1.32    3.61    2.40    3.23    3.45    2.56    38.21    -8.73
    1911    3.31    2.75    3.46    3.97    1.23    5.25    3.52    8.52    2.89    5.62    4.71    3.45    48.68     1.74
    1912    2.71    2.47    7.80    3.44    3.66    1.90    3.73    3.27    4.49    3.38    3.12    4.33    44.30    -2.64
    1913    3.44    2.47    5.28    5.59    3.09    1.76    2.44    3.89    3.89    7.98    2.47    2.78    45.08    -1.86
    1914    3.70    2.82    3.74    3.55    2.62    2.60    5.85    3.01    0.37    2.04    2.37    5.36    38.03    -8.91
    1915    6.29    5.32    1.16    2.62    3.42    3.05    5.13    7.40    2.09    3.10    1.54    4.42    45.54    -1.40
    1916    1.44    4.17    3.57    3.21    3.11    4.11    5.22    1.28    2.85    1.40    1.92    4.22    36.50    -10.44
    1917    3.13    1.93    4.76    2.31    3.43    4.18    4.67    2.11    2.75    7.16    0.51    2.91    39.85    -7.09
    1918    3.98    2.06    2.10    3.92    4.42    3.36    3.80    1.77    3.86    1.28    1.70    3.59    35.84    -11.10
    1919    3.37    3.36    5.45    2.96    4.46    3.09    8.11    6.59    3.28    3.51    3.41    2.73    50.32     3.38
    1920    2.50    4.16    3.90    4.35    2.69    6.05    5.57    5.83    3.89    1.84    4.02    4.67    49.47     2.53
    1921    2.53    3.78    3.11    3.45    3.73    3.16    3.50    4.12    2.36    0.99    3.88    2.17    36.78    -10.16
    1922    2.52    2.91    4.64    2.47    3.44    6.18    5.60    3.87    2.27    1.52    0.83    3.54    39.79    -7.15
    1923    5.02    2.56    4.19    3.43    1.49    2.04    3.75    2.33    3.80    4.35    2.29    3.79    39.04    -7.90
    1924    4.31    4.06    2.57    5.95    5.09    4.11    2.50    4.21    5.45    0.32    1.85    2.36    42.78    -4.16
    1925    4.26    2.21    3.56    2.32    2.56    3.03    7.13    2.01    2.93    4.70    3.10    2.60    40.41    -6.53
    1926    2.51    4.50    2.31    1.98    2.31    2.55    5.28    6.29    4.20    4.18    3.68    3.15    42.94    -4.00
    1927    2.13    3.09    1.50    2.34    3.27    3.09    5.86    8.17    2.67    8.01    3.66    4.16    47.95     1.01
    1928    2.17    4.01    2.91    5.09    2.00    6.61    6.63    6.43    4.54    1.22    1.73    1.50    44.84    -2.10
    1929    3.35    4.02    3.15    6.22    3.12    3.04    1.59    2.47    4.76    4.72    2.49    2.76    41.69    -5.25
    1930    2.81    2.77    2.61    2.26    2.46    4.08    3.85    3.17    2.15    2.00    3.37    2.45    33.98    -12.96
    1931    2.14    2.01    4.22    2.69    3.55    4.67    4.15    5.56    1.84    2.84    0.83    2.18    36.68    -10.26
    1932    4.52    2.00    5.78    2.74    3.04    3.77    2.90    2.70    2.39    5.70    7.45    2.94    45.93    -1.01
    1933    2.46    3.27    4.90    4.68    4.99    2.84    3.77    10.71   5.59    1.81    1.08    3.23    49.33     2.39
    1934    2.79    2.87    3.29    3.72    4.49    3.69    3.46    3.83    8.61    2.44    2.86    2.85    44.90    -2.04
    1935    4.05    2.86    2.49    2.44    1.91    4.67    4.52    2.74    6.60    4.69    5.14    1.80    43.91    -3.03
    1936    6.38    3.13    5.05    3.05    2.59    4.79    2.66    4.04    4.67    3.24    1.10    6.26    46.96     0.02
    1937    6.29    2.28    2.78    4.69    3.08    4.60    2.55    6.80    2.51    5.49    4.48    1.61    47.16     0.22
    1938    3.47    2.40    2.09    2.69    3.48    7.73    8.86    3.05    9.78    2.55    3.55    2.66    52.31     5.37
    1939    4.02    5.60    4.96    5.14    1.37    3.69    2.41    7.26    1.45    4.24    1.87    1.44    43.45    -3.49
    1940    1.87    3.09    4.95    5.57    6.24    3.07    2.61    6.15    4.63    2.36    4.73    2.97    48.24     1.30
    1941    3.53    2.47    2.73    2.31    1.87    5.12    6.76    3.73    0.27    1.87    2.88    3.59    37.13    -9.81
    1942    2.96    2.63    5.71    1.39    2.37    3.12    6.94    7.76    4.40    3.51    4.08    4.50    49.37     2.43
    1943    2.96    1.98    3.02    2.82    4.84    3.38    4.13    2.02    1.65    7.48    2.88    1.44    38.60    -8.34
    1944    3.50    2.29    5.72    5.42    1.62    4.05    1.44    2.83    8.14    2.54    6.41    3.00    46.96     0.02
    1945    2.97    3.21    2.32    3.28    4.64    4.11    9.56    4.31    4.54    2.57    5.49    5.12    52.12     5.18
    1946    1.83    2.16    3.33    1.51    6.48    5.34    5.73    4.27    3.12    1.53    1.47    2.40    39.17    -7.77
    1947    3.75    1.97    2.62    4.18    7.20    3.60    4.32    4.13    2.59    2.07    6.17    2.76    45.36    -1.58
    1948    5.06    2.57    3.61    3.65    8.02    5.24    4.11    6.04    1.19    2.30    4.77    6.39    52.95     6.01
    1949    5.96    3.78    2.72    3.60    4.78    0.24    3.76    3.65    4.19    2.52    1.64    2.89    39.73    -7.21
    1950    2.37    3.82    4.36    2.14    3.67    2.69    5.14    4.97    3.52    1.92    5.50    3.77    43.87    -3.07
    1951    3.20    4.23    5.19    2.98    4.16    3.70    3.99    2.91    1.77    4.38    6.74    5.49    48.74     1.80
    1952    5.17    2.24    5.46    6.58    5.72    3.66    4.75    7.33    3.71    0.84    4.85    4.19    54.50     7.56
    1953    5.19    2.64    6.91    5.41    5.79    2.90    3.89    3.39    1.44    3.73    2.92    4.34    48.55     1.61
    1954    2.12    1.79    3.72    3.52    3.86    1.12    1.71    6.76    5.64    2.26    5.16    3.68    41.34    -5.60
    1955    0.68    3.03    4.58    2.59    1.43    4.10    1.14    11.44   2.45    6.96    2.20    0.39    40.99    -5.95
    1956    2.46    4.98    4.92    3.21    2.71    4.49    5.72    3.49    3.43    4.27    3.82    4.28    47.78     0.84
    1957    1.93    2.73    3.22    4.65    1.63    2.22    1.34    2.17    2.88    2.73    4.08    6.33    35.91    -11.03
    1958    4.86    4.78    5.36    5.72    4.42    3.14    6.07    6.21    3.78    5.41    2.74    1.57    54.06     7.12
    1959    2.26    2.02    3.95    2.90    1.86    3.97    7.35    5.05    1.89    4.55    4.32    4.10    44.22    -2.72
    1960    3.19    4.42    2.40    2.99    3.72    1.98    7.40    4.67    7.73    2.34    2.22    3.05    46.11    -0.83
    1961    3.14    3.68    5.44    4.97    3.58    3.10    6.11    4.08    2.64    2.78    2.54    3.47    45.53    -1.41
    1962    2.91    3.98    3.67    3.94    1.66    4.36    2.95    5.87    3.64    2.60    4.87    2.76    43.21    -3.73
    1963    2.50    2.37    4.31    0.90    2.64    2.67    2.73    2.88    4.76    0.32    6.94    2.13    35.15    -11.79
    1964    4.67    3.44    2.11    5.99    0.94    2.16    4.83    0.90    3.22    1.91    1.97    4.49    36.63    -10.31
    1965    3.08    2.57    3.31    2.49    1.63    1.77    3.27    3.44    2.43    2.12    1.44    1.81    29.36    -17.58
    1966    3.20    4.11    1.70    2.92    3.97    1.15    2.08    2.44    7.82    4.72    2.72    3.93    40.76    -6.18
    1967    1.35    2.42    5.14    2.81    3.93    2.79    6.04    9.11    2.15    2.40    1.98    5.76    45.88    -1.06
    1968    2.56    1.07    5.08    2.05    6.15    5.33    2.10    2.96    1.55    2.70    4.87    3.31    39.73    -7.21
    1969    2.12    2.61    3.02    3.04    2.49    3.80    9.60    3.64    4.40    1.77    3.19    7.21    46.89    -0.05
    1970    0.97    3.03    3.83    5.21    2.68    3.83    3.28    3.37    1.60    3.74    5.40    2.84    39.78    -7.16
    1971    2.56    5.36    3.02    2.59    4.19    1.34    4.34    10.36   5.68    4.69    5.33    1.98    51.44     4.50
    1972    2.74    4.79    3.40    3.77    5.50    8.41    3.96    2.00    2.37    5.45    9.06    6.11    57.56     10.62
    1973    4.25    3.71    3.65    6.64    4.87    5.92    3.26    3.00    3.54    3.94    1.43    7.29    51.50     4.56
    1974    3.58    2.14    5.19    3.19    3.67    3.59    2.14    6.34    5.54    2.11    1.49    5.15    44.13    -2.81
    1975    5.33    3.29    4.26    3.42    4.68    6.38    9.06    3.85    8.16    3.88    3.75    2.79    58.85     11.91
    1976    5.35    2.50    2.06    2.09    3.68    2.87    3.79    4.59    2.60    6.29    0.59    2.43    38.84    -8.10
    1977    2.29    2.13    4.85    3.73    1.37    3.96    2.57    5.46    4.26    4.24    7.59    6.01    48.46     1.52
    1978    7.50    1.45    4.19    1.99    7.06    2.66    4.58    7.06    2.53    1.71    2.52    4.93    48.18     1.24
    1979    9.09    5.30    3.71    3.75    5.78    3.77    3.92    5.71    6.13    3.90    3.45    2.09    56.60     9.66
    1980    2.39    1.01    6.92    6.28    2.51    3.49    3.47    2.09    1.97    4.10    3.21    0.86    38.30    -8.64
    1981    0.52    4.36    1.50    4.07    4.48    4.52    3.83    2.87    3.38    3.66    1.53    4.38    39.10    -7.84
    1982    4.50    2.70    2.37    5.72    3.05    5.15    3.40    2.83    2.42    1.76    3.71    2.15    39.76    -7.18
    1983    3.32    2.89    7.72    8.91    5.62    4.05    1.87    3.04    2.85    4.64    6.34    7.08    58.33     11.39
    1984    2.15    4.09    6.41    5.33    8.29    3.36    7.05    2.32    2.58    2.99    2.44    2.68    49.69     2.75
    1985    1.46    2.44    1.83    1.07    5.25    4.01    4.49    4.28    5.47    1.75    6.06    1.45    39.56    -7.38
    1986    4.18    3.50    1.96    5.13    1.21    2.49    5.34    4.47    2.56    2.73    6.30    5.97    45.84    -1.10
    1987    5.47    1.32    2.98    5.44    2.66    3.30    6.25    4.24    4.29    4.21    2.96    2.26    45.38    -1.56
    1988    3.02    4.13    2.43    2.48    4.74    1.13    6.31    3.52    2.78    2.70    6.29    1.00    40.53    -6.41
    1989    2.20    3.24    4.34    4.03    8.22    5.87    6.55    5.04    7.31    5.09    2.86    0.81    55.56     8.62
    1990    4.49    1.84    2.87    3.68    7.67    2.82    3.76    8.24    2.20    4.26    2.18    5.06    49.07     2.13
    1991    4.60    1.38    5.37    3.98    2.19    2.82    5.60    5.01    4.17    2.10    1.82    4.11    43.15    -3.79
    1992    1.77    1.96    3.65    1.72    3.07    4.77    4.77    5.14    4.06    1.47    4.74    4.99    42.11    -4.83
    1993    2.64    2.91    7.08    4.37    1.34    2.72    2.72    3.99    5.82    4.13    2.88    4.76    45.36    -1.58
    1994    5.59    3.59    7.34    2.92    3.69    3.68    5.62    5.96    2.84    0.85    3.68    2.31    48.07     1.13
    1995    3.15    2.40    1.87    1.87    3.98    2.24    4.46    1.92    4.29    6.85    5.35    2.43    40.81    -6.13
    1996    5.77    2.33    4.33    4.95    3.80    5.25    7.20    3.77    5.87    6.38    2.37    7.96    59.98     13.04
    1997    3.24    2.56    4.92    4.04    3.21    2.13    5.22    5.69    2.16    2.46    4.28    3.99    43.90    -3.04
    1998    4.58    4.61    5.22    4.55    6.23    5.05    2.09    2.64    1.98    2.65    1.31    1.52    42.43    -4.51
    1999    7.39    2.71    4.96    2.79    3.05    1.76    1.42    5.52    9.58    3.47    2.35    3.01    48.01     1.07
    2000    3.16    2.16    4.64    3.31    3.82    4.27    5.51    5.80    5.15    0.75    3.31    3.52    45.40    -1.54
    2001    3.01    2.86    6.11    1.79    3.02    5.39    2.96    3.65    2.75    0.97    1.00    2.14    35.65    -11.29
    2002    2.18    0.75    4.34    4.18    4.21    4.89    1.67    3.77    3.89    7.04    5.29    4.41    46.62    -0.32
    2003    2.85    4.99    4.16    3.10    3.63    8.61    3.92    4.94    6.17    4.89    4.51    5.99    57.76     10.82
    2004    2.11    2.53    3.48    5.48    3.64    2.84    7.28    4.65    5.80    2.35    4.74    3.32    48.22     1.28
    2005    4.30    2.50    4.37    4.10    2.75    3.66    4.57    2.13    1.28    11.98   3.94    3.63    49.21     2.27
    2006    5.13    1.91    0.81    3.59    3.18    7.42    5.35    3.75    5.69    6.63    6.40    2.18    52.04     5.10
    2007    3.74    2.02    4.37    9.07    1.71    3.97    4.58    4.73    1.04    5.23    2.14    5.54    48.14     1.20
    2008    2.19    5.07    3.75    2.90    4.60    3.34    3.66    2.53    6.27    2.86    4.00    6.63    47.80     0.86
    2009    2.94    0.67    2.07    4.73    4.38    6.79    4.91    7.37    4.14    5.75    2.25    8.44    54.44     7.50
    2010    2.61    5.51    9.72    2.55    3.40    2.32    3.28    2.48    3.34    5.28    2.14    3.50    46.13    -0.81
    2011    3.63    2.87    5.67    5.85    3.55    3.11    3.98    17.16   6.32    4.40    3.85    4.39    64.78     17.84
    2012    2.80    1.28    1.90    2.89    4.12    4.38    3.34    4.70    4.22    6.35    1.44    5.78    43.20    -3.74
    2013    2.90P   3.45P   3.00P   2.74P   3.88P   9.58P   5.43P   4.51P   2.39P   2.16P   2.88P   4.92P   47.84P    0.90P
    2014    3.13P   5.24P   4.18P   3.81P   5.14P   3.19P   5.42P   4.39P   

MEAN        3.44    3.11    3.99    3.72    3.65    3.79    4.49    4.65    3.81    3.61    3.37    3.64    45.28
OLD NORMAL  3.94    2.96    4.17    3.93    4.30    3.79    4.49    4.56    4.15    3.51    3.71    3.70    47.20
NEW NORMAL* 3.48    2.86    4.23    4.06    4.00    4.02    4.52    4.21    4.07    3.93    3.64    3.91    46.94
    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----     ----
    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: 9/4/14

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