Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1964
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1948
Ties: 1903
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1948
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 2006
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1948
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
21.72"
(551.69mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Ties: 1999
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
33.86"
(860.04mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
40.57"
(1,030.48mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
60.33"
(1,532.38mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1949
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
87.47"
(2,221.74mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
121.93"
(3,097.02mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
159.92"
(4,061.97mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-13.20"
(-335.28mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1939
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
209.45"
(5,320.03mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/