Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1948
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1942
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1948
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 2006
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Ties: 1968
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 2012
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1948
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1984
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-5.22"
(-132.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1984
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-8.63"
(-219.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1984
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-9.72"
(-246.89mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-7.67"
(-194.82mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-6.74"
(-171.20mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
52.22"
(1,326.39mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-12.07"
(-306.58mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1949
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
71.09"
(1,805.69mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-15.45"
(-392.43mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
115.92"
(2,944.37mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-13.93"
(-353.82mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1932 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2005
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
171.97"
(4,368.04mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1939
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
216.26"
(5,493.00mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/