Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1948
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1948
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 2012
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1948
Ties: 1999
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
19.36"
(491.74mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
33.29"
(845.57mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1983
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
48.45"
(1,230.63mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
77.88"
(1,978.15mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
13.59"
(345.18mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1949
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
97.10"
(2,466.34mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
10.56"
(268.22mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
149.30"
(3,792.22mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
19.45"
(494.03mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
185.39"
(4,708.91mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1939
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
230.91"
(5,865.11mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
14.66"
(372.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/