Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1948
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1948
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2006
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 2012
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1948
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
21.50"
(546.10mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-5.73"
(-145.54mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
34.46"
(875.28mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-8.86"
(-225.05mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1965
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
52.20"
(1,325.88mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-12.09"
(-307.09mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1949
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
72.45"
(1,840.23mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-14.09"
(-357.89mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
121.98"
(3,098.29mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
174.57"
(4,434.08mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1939
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
212.13"
(5,388.10mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/