Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1964
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1942
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1948
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 2006
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 2012
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1948
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
5.13"
(130.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
31.57"
(801.88mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
46.63"
(1,184.40mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
6.94"
(176.27mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
49.53"
(1,258.06mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
78.39"
(1,991.11mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
14.10"
(358.14mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
102.12"
(2,593.85mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
15.58"
(395.73mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
139.68"
(3,547.87mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2005
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
175.16"
(4,449.06mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1939
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
227.89"
(5,788.41mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
11.64"
(295.66mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1939

Citing This Page

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