Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1964 1964
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1948
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-3.83"
(-97.29mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1948
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1986
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-6.19"
(-157.22mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2006
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 2012
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1948
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1986
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-7.03"
(-178.56mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
19.14"
(486.16mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-5.77"
(-146.56mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
32.06"
(814.32mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-4.76"
(-120.91mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
52.82"
(1,341.63mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-11.47"
(-291.34mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1949
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
70.17"
(1,782.32mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-16.37"
(-415.80mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
123.88"
(3,146.55mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
172.04"
(4,369.82mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1939
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
210.64"
(5,350.26mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/