Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1964
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1951 1942
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Ties: 1996
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 2006
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
23.53"
(597.66mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1951 2012
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
34.90"
(886.46mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
37.85"
(961.39mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
9.54"
(242.31mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1984
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
47.47"
(1,205.74mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
52.59"
(1,335.79mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
69.40"
(1,762.76mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
90.15"
(2,289.81mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
125.63"
(3,191.00mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
178.36"
(4,530.34mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1939
Ties: 2008
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
227.25"
(5,772.15mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1939

Citing This Page

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