Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1948
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1942
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1948
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-4.67"
(-118.61mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Ties: 1930
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2006
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1965 2012
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1948
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-5.12"
(-130.04mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1965 1986
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
29.73"
(755.14mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
72.09"
(1,831.09mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1949
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
89.79"
(2,280.67mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
132.29"
(3,360.17mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2005
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
184.56"
(4,687.82mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
11.44"
(290.57mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1939
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
235.23"
(5,974.84mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/