Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1964
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1948
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1942
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1948
Ties: 1925
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1986
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1983
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1895 2006
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
66th Driest Driest to Date 2012
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1948
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
19.16"
(486.66mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest to Date 1986
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
21.15"
(537.21mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1977
85th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2002
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
28.44"
(722.38mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-6.96"
(-176.78mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1985
115th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
31.62"
(803.15mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-8.07"
(-204.98mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1931
117th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-7.98"
(-202.69mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1965
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/