Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1948
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1942
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
8.96"
(227.59mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 2006
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 2012
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
32.40"
(822.96mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
34.67"
(880.62mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
7.44"
(188.98mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
37.04"
(940.82mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 1980
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
43.48"
(1,104.39mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
48.16"
(1,223.26mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
69.09"
(1,754.89mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1949
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
86.76"
(2,203.70mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
122.98"
(3,123.69mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-6.87"
(-174.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2005
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
171.43"
(4,354.32mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1939
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
220.08"
(5,590.03mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 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/