Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1917 1964
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1948
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1917 1942
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1948
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1917 1986
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1915 2006
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1917 2012
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1948
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1984
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1916 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1984
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
29.02"
(737.11mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1917 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1984
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
31.77"
(806.96mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1917 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1984
Ties: 1944
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
35.35"
(897.89mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1917 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1917 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1917 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
69.20"
(1,757.68mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1917 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1949
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
87.84"
(2,231.14mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1917 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
130.79"
(3,322.07mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1917 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2005
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
168.38"
(4,276.85mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1939
Ties: 1977
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
204.85"
(5,203.19mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-11.40"
(-289.56mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1917 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/