Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1915 1964
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1948
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1915 1942
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1948
Ties: 1932
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1915 1986
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1915 2006
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1914 2012
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1948
Ties: 1991
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1914 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1915 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Ties: 2015
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
38.31"
(973.07mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
65.29"
(1,658.37mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1949
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
80.54"
(2,045.72mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
117.01"
(2,972.05mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-12.84"
(-326.14mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2005
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
156.94"
(3,986.28mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-16.18"
(-410.97mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1939
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
209.27"
(5,315.46mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 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/