Average Precipitation for New Jersey in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during May at cities, towns and parks in New Jersey.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for: North Jersey and South Jersey.

North Jersey

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Hightstown 4.1 104
11 Lambertville 4.3 109
10 Long Branch 4.1 103
11 Newark 4.1 104
12 New Brunswick 4.2 106
11 Plainfield 4.2 107
12 Somerville 4.3 110
Trenton 4.4 111
11 Wanaque Reservoir Dam 4.1 104

South Jersey

May averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Atlantic City Marina 3.2 82
10 Beach Haven, Brant Beach 2.8 71
10 Belleplain State Forest 3.7 93
11 Cape May 3.5 90
10 Glassboro 3.9 99
10 Millville 3.6 91
12 Moorestown 4.3 108
10 Toms River 3.7 95
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

New Jersey Precipitation
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