Monthly Precipitation in Northern
New Jersey (Division 1) From 1895-2014

Division 1 includes Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties
and covers 37% of NJ. Values are calculated from an average of precipitation totals recorded at around ten stations
throughout northern 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 Northern New Jersey.


     YEAR    JAN     FEB     MAR      APR    MAY     JUN     JUL     AUG     SEP     OCT     NOV     DEC     TOTAL    DEPARTURE
                                                                                                                      FROM NORMAL
     ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    ----    -----    -----
    
     1895    4.11    1.30    2.83    4.37    2.44    3.19    4.22    2.37    1.03    3.59    3.22    2.55    35.22    -14.15
     1896    1.35    6.34    5.26    1.29    2.85    4.99    5.55    1.68    5.09    2.29    2.70    1.55    40.94    -8.43
     1897    2.95    2.93    2.90    3.61    5.53    3.53    12.15   4.32    1.97    1.29    4.60    4.82    50.60     1.23
     1898    4.09    3.58    3.59    3.83    6.85    1.89    4.81    6.05    1.39    6.67    6.47    2.88    52.10     2.73
     1899    3.69    5.07    6.46    1.86    1.72    2.86    5.53    3.75    6.83    2.47    2.09    2.04    44.37    -5.00
     1900    3.48    5.43    3.73    2.18    4.36    2.76    4.95    3.21    2.52    3.94    3.61    2.17    42.34    -7.03
     1901    1.98    0.94    5.10    7.19    5.98    1.62    5.97    9.13    4.05    2.27    2.19    7.18    53.60     4.23
     1902    2.76    5.54    4.51    3.35    1.92    6.18    6.14    3.65    5.65    6.84    1.51    6.51    54.56     5.19
     1903    3.53    4.40    4.81    3.77    0.01    8.83    5.50    6.80    3.05    9.34    1.27    3.52    54.83     5.46
     1904    3.18    2.42    3.56    4.16    2.62    3.02    4.95    6.71    5.16    4.04    1.81    2.19    43.82    -5.55
     1905    3.90    1.87    3.97    2.75    1.18    3.81    4.46    5.49    5.00    3.10    1.96    2.80    40.29    -9.08
     1906    2.52    2.11    4.63    4.19    4.35    3.92    5.22    4.74    2.63    5.02    1.37    3.33    44.03    -5.34
     1907    3.52    2.41    3.11    3.63    4.29    4.03    2.35    2.88    8.82    5.45    4.86    4.44    49.79     0.42
     1908    3.39    4.78    3.52    2.51    6.56    2.29    4.46    4.71    1.76    2.87    0.71    2.85    40.41    -8.96
     1909    2.91    5.24    3.33    6.47    2.13    2.86    2.23    3.81    3.23    1.25    2.06    3.91    39.43    -9.94
     1910    5.15    3.61    0.72    5.26    2.65    4.49    1.13    3.07    3.94    2.44    3.72    2.33    38.51    -10.86
     1911    2.91    2.75    3.23    3.62    1.28    5.20    3.49    8.52    4.41    6.51    4.31    3.21    49.44     0.07
     1912    2.25    2.39    7.20    3.92    4.30    1.71    3.25    4.13    5.14    3.71    3.23    4.36    45.59    -3.78
     1913    3.38    2.51    5.46    5.70    3.01    1.64    1.99    3.50    3.88    9.00    2.80    2.92    45.79    -3.58
     1914    3.62    2.76    3.66    3.73    2.85    2.63    5.60    2.67    0.32    2.24    2.46    4.48    37.02    -12.35
     1915    6.35    5.04    0.96    2.59    3.05    2.55    6.57    7.51    2.65    2.99    1.85    4.93    47.04    -2.33
     1916    1.27    4.19    3.53    3.41    3.42    4.67    4.94    1.54    3.08    1.48    1.89    3.81    37.23    -12.14
     1917    3.01    1.87    3.97    2.32    3.76    4.58    4.43    3.58    2.42    7.52    0.56    3.20    41.22    -8.15
     1918    3.64    2.42    1.73    3.74    4.60    3.73    4.09    2.41    4.24    1.70    1.97    3.36    37.63    -11.74
     1919    3.10    3.03    5.17    2.76    4.87    3.23    7.70    5.83    3.45    3.93    3.73    2.40    49.20    -0.17
     1920    2.27    3.61    3.57    4.71    2.83    6.19    6.21    5.04    4.66    1.97    3.47    5.31    49.84     0.47
     1921    2.45    3.46    3.20    3.81    3.61    3.29    4.01    3.80    3.70    1.26    4.14    2.11    38.84    -10.53
     1922    1.87    2.60    4.56    2.61    4.09    6.77    5.34    3.45    2.01    1.87    0.90    3.13    39.20    -10.17
     1923    5.15    2.27    3.13    3.42    1.57    2.43    3.22    2.26    3.79    4.85    2.34    3.96    38.39    -10.98
     1924    4.24    3.57    1.70    6.25    5.38    3.52    2.58    4.14    6.08    0.15    1.76    2.08    41.45    -7.92
     1925    3.61    2.37    3.63    2.12    2.96    3.48    7.54    1.57    3.49    4.85    3.13    2.79    41.54    -7.83
     1926    2.26    4.50    2.31    2.28    2.03    2.67    4.48    6.25    5.25    5.02    3.91    3.03    43.99    -5.38
     1927    2.24    3.05    1.60    2.13    3.95    3.00    6.32    8.36    2.66    8.71    4.14    4.17    50.33     0.96
     1928    1.78    3.91    2.86    4.67    2.01    6.99    7.05    5.28    3.16    1.54    1.82    1.15    42.22    -7.15
     1929    3.43    3.54    2.95    6.22    3.82    2.89    1.87    2.17    4.72    4.78    2.52    3.03    41.94    -7.43
     1930    2.31    2.72    2.81    2.35    2.83    4.56    3.97    2.64    1.99    2.08    3.74    2.60    34.60    -14.77
     1931    2.09    2.34    3.69    2.99    4.50    5.30    5.18    3.69    2.22    2.71    0.82    2.28    37.81    -11.56
     1932    4.17    2.40    4.86    2.33    2.55    3.52    2.45    2.96    2.16    6.52    8.70    2.32    44.94    -4.43
     1933    1.82    3.17    5.07    5.11    4.67    2.79    3.66    9.96    7.59    2.35    0.62    2.89    49.70     0.33
     1934    3.15    2.26    3.48    4.31    4.73    4.15    3.68    3.23   10.14    2.63    3.14    2.79    47.69    -1.68
     1935    3.49    2.55    2.48    1.81    1.20    4.34    6.28    2.07    4.60    4.55    4.41    1.43    39.21    -10.16
     1936    6.66    2.83    6.05    3.78    3.12    5.85    1.95    4.50    2.88    3.83    1.41    6.36    49.22    -0.15
     1937    6.29    2.47    2.80    4.67    3.34    5.11    3.59    7.38    2.78    4.41    4.63    2.18    49.65     0.28
     1938    3.93    2.21    2.42    3.21    3.46    7.74    9.01    2.77    8.99    2.26    3.27    3.49    52.76     3.39
     1939    3.63    5.21    4.47    5.06    1.51    3.65    2.21    4.54    1.76    3.98    1.79    1.93    39.74    -9.63
     1940    2.27    2.86    5.73    5.87    6.39    4.04    3.08    5.30    4.12    2.41    4.57    3.48    50.12     0.75
     1941    3.04    2.44    2.69    2.23    1.90    4.82    6.07    4.85    0.46    2.00    3.27    3.98    37.75    -11.62
     1942    2.92    2.73    5.63    1.44    3.19    3.91    7.61    9.49    6.13    3.27    4.66    5.05    56.03     6.66
     1943    3.06    2.09    2.85    2.67    5.71    3.56    4.50    3.32    1.60    7.58    3.37    1.18    41.49    -7.88
     1944    3.37    2.43    5.71    5.36    1.83    4.53    1.83    2.48    7.17    1.75    6.24    3.32    46.02    -3.35
     1945    3.53    3.19    2.73    3.87    6.11    4.93    10.23   4.76    5.65    2.46    5.94    4.39    57.79     8.42
     1946    1.57    2.22    3.09    1.35    7.53    5.24    6.23    4.92    3.94    1.79    1.32    2.10    41.30    -8.07
     1947    3.48    2.06    3.19    5.02    7.67    4.55    4.94    3.60    3.22    2.15    7.21    3.36    50.45     1.08
     1948    4.19    2.34    3.73    3.92    7.80    6.02    4.09    4.71    1.03    1.89    4.00    6.73    50.45     1.08
     1949    6.28    3.05    2.16    4.38    4.86    0.24    4.49    3.43    4.29    1.92    1.31    3.43    39.84    -9.53
     1950    2.80    4.45    4.52    2.34    3.77    3.09    5.38    4.84    2.29    1.87    5.73    5.07    46.15    -3.22
     1951    3.67    4.47    6.41    3.33    4.28    4.13    6.47    3.56    1.99    4.59    7.09    5.21    55.20     5.83
     1952    4.95    2.38    5.39    7.36    5.98    5.11    5.52    6.15    5.20    0.89    5.06    4.40    58.39     9.02
     1953    5.97    2.34    7.43    6.26    4.92    2.49    4.13    2.18    2.06    3.64    2.12    5.11    48.65    -0.72
     1954    1.98    2.10    3.75    3.09    4.53    1.06    1.69    7.47    5.73    2.21    5.94    3.70    43.25    -6.12
     1955    0.93    3.24    4.39    2.65    1.60    3.76    1.10    14.36   2.79    8.88    3.02    0.37    47.09    -2.28
     1956    1.86    4.76    5.06    3.78    2.69    4.10    5.61    3.61    4.16    3.02    3.77    4.36    46.78    -2.59
     1957    2.10    2.49    2.72    5.81    2.71    2.21    1.92    2.18    2.83    3.18    3.72    6.97    38.84    -10.53
     1958    5.07    4.23    4.25    6.59    3.94    2.71    4.78    3.32    4.51    5.95    3.13    1.36    49.84     0.47
     1959    2.51    2.02    3.78    3.02    1.45    5.10    4.00    5.77    2.43    5.86    3.90    4.66    44.50    -4.87
     1960    3.29    4.24    2.36    3.72    4.22    2.35    7.92    5.92    7.17    2.10    2.31    2.86    48.46    -0.91
     1961    2.88    3.40    4.91    5.68    3.58    2.58    6.44    4.42    1.96    1.92    3.22    3.36    44.35    -5.02
     1962    2.79    4.14    3.10    4.21    1.49    3.63    2.56    5.58    3.52    3.58    4.43    2.65    41.68    -7.69
     1963    2.53    2.35    3.45    0.86    2.91    2.59    3.23    2.21    4.40    0.37    6.94    2.11    33.95    -15.42
     1964    4.65    2.83    2.24    5.74    1.19    3.33    4.40    0.64    1.59    1.21    2.43    4.40    34.65    -14.72
     1965    2.64    3.08    2.83    2.43    1.54    1.34    2.37    3.96    2.82    3.41    2.03    2.01    30.46    -18.91
     1966    3.05    3.72    2.43    2.75    3.88    1.04    1.47    2.59    7.24    4.21    3.80    3.91    40.09    -9.28
     1967    1.47    2.04    6.17    2.68    3.90    3.55    6.45    7.11    2.11    2.78    2.43    5.53    46.22    -3.15
     1968    2.28    0.98    4.48    2.76    7.29    5.52    1.51    3.20    2.32    2.51    4.99    3.86    41.70    -7.67
     1969    1.69    2.17    3.30    3.52    2.87    3.75    8.56    4.54    5.39    1.81    3.54    5.75    46.89    -2.48
     1970    0.81    3.47    3.58    4.05    3.29    2.73    3.45    4.45    2.29    4.54    5.65    2.74    41.05    -8.32
     1971    2.73    5.10    3.45    2.55    4.54    1.56    5.36    10.28   6.52    4.23    5.39    1.88    53.59     4.22
     1972    2.45    4.55    3.68    3.37    6.63    10.87   4.01    1.89    2.38    4.67    9.70    6.10    60.30     10.93
     1973    4.60    3.67    3.69    7.09    5.43    6.49    4.31    4.96    3.88    4.62    1.84    8.93    59.51     10.14
     1974    3.48    1.81    5.45    3.99    4.02    4.32    2.16    6.78    7.62    2.15    1.86    5.03    48.67    -0.70
     1975    5.43    3.67    4.21    2.95    4.75    6.99    10.83   4.37    9.26    4.33    3.96    2.84    63.59     14.22
     1976    5.32    2.66    2.30    2.80    4.08    4.70    3.81    4.14    3.40    6.22    0.64    2.41    42.48    -6.89
     1977    1.62    2.76    7.22    4.69    1.83    4.70    2.31    4.29    5.21    4.50    7.30    5.51    51.94     2.57
     1978    8.12    1.61    3.84    2.19    7.30    2.79    3.74    6.63    3.84    1.75    2.60    4.69    49.10    -0.27
     1979    10.51   4.40    3.58    4.09    6.50    3.25    3.37    4.86    7.54    4.15    3.65    2.27    58.17     8.80
     1980    1.99    1.07    7.33    7.27    2.59    3.34    3.34    1.77    1.69    4.41    3.38    0.66    38.84    -10.53
     1981    0.62    5.63    1.28    3.62    5.23    3.66    5.45    1.52    3.70    4.05    1.50    4.67    40.93    -8.44
     1982    5.04    2.83    2.32    5.90    2.99    6.06    3.42    3.44    3.12    1.60    3.76    1.72    42.20    -7.17
     1983    4.19    3.06    8.44    10.37   5.42    3.82    2.72    3.34    2.56    5.73    5.87    8.78    64.30     14.93
     1984    2.09    4.16    6.05    5.88    9.99    3.37    9.42    1.93    2.13    3.59    2.67    3.40    54.68     5.31
     1985    1.09    2.39    1.61    1.13    5.73    5.25    4.51    3.90    6.03    1.71    7.72    1.59    42.66    -6.71
     1986    4.54    3.95    2.26    6.01    1.72    3.39    6.04    5.23    2.78    2.08    7.10    5.23    50.33     0.96
     1987    4.79    0.95    2.88    6.31    2.14    3.63    6.15    5.21    5.69    4.75    3.49    1.91    47.90    -1.47
     1988    2.82    4.12    2.35    2.18    5.66    0.99    8.55    3.44    2.77    2.58    7.51    1.23    44.20    -5.17
     1989    1.86    2.83    3.91    3.26    9.99    6.65    4.06    4.71    8.40    6.07    2.88    0.61    55.23     5.86
     1990    5.02    2.11    2.82    3.38    8.81    3.38    4.40    8.82    2.33    5.87    3.21    6.04    56.19     6.82
     1991    3.40    1.70    4.80    4.08    3.07    3.14    4.41    4.57    4.98    2.22    2.56    3.71    42.64    -6.73
     1992    2.19    1.71    3.85    2.11    3.13    6.34    4.73    4.04    3.80    1.55    5.93    4.79    44.17    -5.20
     1993    2.82    2.95    6.62    5.48    0.99    3.05    1.92    3.24    6.11    4.20    3.82    4.38    45.58    -3.79
     1994    5.60    3.31    5.83    3.34    3.67    5.27    4.69    5.91    2.74    1.26    4.26    2.68    48.56    -0.81
     1995    3.48    2.45    2.17    1.90    3.43    2.36    5.13    1.25    4.24    8.31    5.45    2.24    42.41    -6.96
     1996    6.61    2.34    4.20    5.54    3.45    5.29    7.88    2.31    6.30    7.83    3.23    7.98    62.96     13.59
     1997    3.61    1.79    4.33    3.82    3.42    2.57    6.13    4.28    2.98    2.15    4.12    4.05    43.25    -6.12
     1998    3.75    4.71    4.12    5.71    6.91    6.27    1.78    3.03    2.30    3.02    1.41    1.04    44.05    -5.32
     1999    7.51    2.78    5.17    2.40    3.32    1.06    1.03    4.98    12.04   3.17    2.76    2.77    48.99    -0.38
     2000    3.22    2.17    3.55    3.66    4.83    4.81    5.89    5.54    3.92    0.99    3.07    4.57    46.22    -3.15
     2001    2.64    2.67    5.51    1.85    3.76    6.16    2.69    3.08    4.31    0.74    1.12    2.43    36.96    -12.41
     2002    1.83    0.82    3.91    4.28    5.06    5.44    1.46    3.87    4.35    7.07    4.88    4.47    47.44    -1.93
     2003    2.98    4.27    4.47    2.87    3.94    9.93    3.53    6.50    7.31    5.85    4.30    6.46    62.41     13.04
     2004    2.41    2.48    2.99    5.06    4.67    2.86    8.78    4.36    8.90    1.60    4.64    3.96    52.71     3.34
     2005    4.87    2.72    4.79    4.38    1.61    4.04    3.96    1.63    1.83    14.49   4.24    3.58    52.14     2.77
     2006    5.37    2.30    0.88    3.99    3.57    8.68    5.26    4.09    5.08    7.26    6.15    2.42    55.05     5.68
     2007    3.48    1.89    4.87    11.26   1.91    4.30    6.34    6.71    1.17    5.71    2.76    5.45    55.85     6.48
     2008    1.92    6.23    4.98    2.88    4.31    3.47    4.27    2.55    7.13    3.87    2.92    6.82    51.35     1.98
     2009    2.71    0.73    1.86    3.53    4.96    7.54    5.80    6.91    2.33    5.56    1.39    7.03    50.35     0.98
     2010    2.38    4.99    10.78   2.98    3.44    2.52    2.98    3.41    3.43    5.95    2.42    4.03    49.31    -0.06
     2011    3.56    3.37    7.08    6.93    5.15    3.93    3.02    18.28   9.04    5.10    4.00    4.46    73.92     24.55
     2012    3.00    1.02    1.42    2.87    4.97    3.55    3.91    4.07    4.60    4.81    1.18    5.57    40.97    -8.40
     2013    2.88P   2.64P   2.62P   2.36P   5.18P   8.68P   4.69P   4.78P   2.31P   0.86P   3.39P   4.37P   44.76P   -4.61P
     2014    3.10P   5.13P   3.36P   4.25P   6.04P   4.40P   5.56P   2.03P   1.42P   

MEAN         3.39    3.04    3.94    3.94    3.94    4.05    4.64    4.57    4.14    3.81    3.54    3.68    46.69
OLD NORMAL   4.02    2.97    4.11    4.24    4.72    4.31    4.72    4.36    4.68    3.79    4.09    3.79    49.79
NEW NORMAL*  3.49    2.90    4.12    4.31    4.37    4.51    4.78    4.13    4.49    4.36    3.90    4.00    49.37              
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     YEAR    JAN     FEB     MAR     APR     MAY     JUN     JUL     AUG     SEP     OCT     NOV     DEC     AVG      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: 10/7/14

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