Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Ties: 1939
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 2006
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 2012
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
31.31"
(795.27mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
37.26"
(946.40mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
6.44"
(163.57mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
43.38"
(1,101.85mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Ties: 1998
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
7.89"
(200.40mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
81.74"
(2,076.20mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
101.62"
(2,581.15mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
139.94"
(3,554.48mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2005
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
191.85"
(4,872.99mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1939
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
233.28"
(5,925.31mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
17.03"
(432.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 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/