Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1964
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1948
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1942
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1948
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Ties: 2015
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1901 2006
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1901 2012
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1948
Ties: 1913
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1986
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1901 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Ties: 1920
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
30.94"
(785.88mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
37.68"
(957.07mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1901 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1901 1965
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
63.42"
(1,610.87mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1949
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
84.47"
(2,145.54mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
121.64"
(3,089.66mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-8.21"
(-208.53mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1901 1967
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2005
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
166.14"
(4,219.96mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1939
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
210.77"
(5,353.56mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1901 1967
86th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/