Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1948
Ties: 2001
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1930 2006
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Ties: 1963
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1930 2012
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
35.59"
(903.99mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1931 1985
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
39.09"
(992.89mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
44.29"
(1,124.97mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1931 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
72.00"
(1,828.80mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1949
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
149.89"
(3,807.21mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
20.04"
(509.02mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
196.00"
(4,978.40mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
22.88"
(581.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1939
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
245.98"
(6,247.89mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/