Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1942 1964
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1948
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1948
Ties: 1998
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1942 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1942 2006
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1942 2012
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1948
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1942 1986
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
36.91"
(937.51mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
45.62"
(1,158.75mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
64.03"
(1,626.36mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1949
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
82.20"
(2,087.88mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
116.71"
(2,964.43mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-13.14"
(-333.76mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1942 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2005
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
161.54"
(4,103.12mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-11.58"
(-294.13mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1933 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1939
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
217.59"
(5,526.79mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1942 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/