Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1964
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Ties: 1974
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1942
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
1.88"
(47.76mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1960 2006
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
20.99"
(533.15mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1960 2012
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
29.00"
(736.60mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Ties: 1946, 1993
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
37.27"
(946.66mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
40.89"
(1,038.61mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
5.48"
(139.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
47.69"
(1,211.33mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
49.80"
(1,264.92mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
68.42"
(1,737.87mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1949
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
96.39"
(2,448.31mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
138.99"
(3,530.35mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
187.25"
(4,756.15mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
14.13"
(358.90mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1939
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
231.85"
(5,888.99mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 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/