Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1948
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1942
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1948
Ties: 1927
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1947 2006
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 2012
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1948
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1984
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1984
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2010
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
34.73"
(882.14mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
37.56"
(954.02mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
54.54"
(1,385.32mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-9.75"
(-247.65mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1949
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
73.04"
(1,855.22mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-13.50"
(-342.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
125.77"
(3,194.56mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2005
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
174.66"
(4,436.36mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1939
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
212.98"
(5,409.69mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 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/