Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1959 1964
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1948
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1942
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1948
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-1.72"
(-43.68mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1960 2006
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Ties: 2009
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1960 2012
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1948
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
29.83"
(757.68mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
65.02"
(1,651.51mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1949
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
90.94"
(2,309.88mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
137.53"
(3,493.26mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2005
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
180.13"
(4,575.30mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1939
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
228.39"
(5,801.11mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/