Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1949 1964
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1948
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1949 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 2006
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
15.24"
(387.10mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1942 2012
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1948
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
31.62"
(803.15mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
35.48"
(901.19mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-7.84"
(-199.14mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Ties: 1963
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
60.41"
(1,534.41mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-3.88"
(-98.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
88.21"
(2,240.53mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
137.10"
(3,482.34mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2005
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
175.42"
(4,455.67mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1939
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
227.33"
(5,774.18mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1939

Citing This Page

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