Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
6.18"
(156.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
6.03"
(153.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2006
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 2012
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
29.01"
(736.85mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
35.67"
(906.02mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
8.33"
(211.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1984
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
45.60"
(1,158.24mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
48.89"
(1,241.81mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
67.91"
(1,724.91mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1949
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
87.21"
(2,215.13mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
139.12"
(3,533.65mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2005
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
180.55"
(4,585.97mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1939
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
219.28"
(5,569.71mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
58th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/