Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1964
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1948
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-2.08"
(-52.84mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1942
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1948
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 2006
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1948
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1930 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
36.74"
(933.20mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
58.14"
(1,476.76mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1949
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
77.33"
(1,964.18mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-9.21"
(-233.94mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
115.32"
(2,929.13mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-14.53"
(-369.06mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1932 1967
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
164.85"
(4,187.19mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-8.27"
(-210.06mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1939
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
217.44"
(5,522.98mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/