Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 1964
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1942
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1941 2006
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 2012
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Ties: 1930
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-6.90"
(-175.26mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1986
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-7.21"
(-183.13mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-7.08"
(-179.83mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-8.41"
(-213.62mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
38.21"
(970.53mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
71.73"
(1,821.94mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
7.44"
(188.97mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1949
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
90.86"
(2,307.84mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
135.46"
(3,440.68mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1957 1967
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2005
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
178.33"
(4,529.58mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1939
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
212.79"
(5,404.87mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/