Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1897 1964
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1942
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1948
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1983
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 2006
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1945
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 2012
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1948
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
28.44"
(722.38mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
33.16"
(842.26mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
62.13"
(1,578.10mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
83.48"
(2,120.39mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
118.82"
(3,018.03mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-11.03"
(-280.16mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1967
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/