Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Ties: 1906
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 2012
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-7.84"
(-199.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-9.51"
(-241.56mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-12.20"
(-309.88mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-11.03"
(-280.17mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-11.71"
(-297.44mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
62.50"
(1,587.50mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1949
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
85.32"
(2,167.13mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
133.48"
(3,390.39mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2005
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
172.08"
(4,370.83mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1939
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
208.30"
(5,290.82mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-7.95"
(-201.93mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/