Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1964
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1948
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1899 1942
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1948
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1986
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
42nd Driest Driest to Date 2006
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1898 2012
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1948
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-5.34"
(-135.64mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
37.17"
(944.12mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Ties: 2002
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
59.33"
(1,506.98mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1949
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
81.67"
(2,074.42mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
126.30"
(3,208.02mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2005
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
165.15"
(4,194.81mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-7.97"
(-202.44mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1899 1966
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 1939
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
200.49"
(5,092.45mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-15.76"
(-400.30mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1967
107th Wettest Wettest to Date 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/