Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1945 1964
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1948
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1948
Ties: 2017
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 2006
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1942 2012
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1948
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
29.00"
(736.60mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Ties: 1961, 1993
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
36.48"
(926.59mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
46.79"
(1,188.47mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
51.91"
(1,318.51mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
8.59"
(218.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
71.09"
(1,805.69mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1949
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
93.34"
(2,370.84mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
132.07"
(3,354.58mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2005
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
177.69"
(4,513.33mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1939
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
214.27"
(5,442.46mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/