Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1948
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 2006
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 2012
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1948
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
7.89"
(200.41mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
43.87"
(1,114.30mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
52.27"
(1,327.66mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
74.23"
(1,885.44mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
9.94"
(252.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1949
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
102.94"
(2,614.68mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
145.94"
(3,706.88mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
192.89"
(4,899.41mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
19.77"
(502.16mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1939
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
224.61"
(5,705.09mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/