Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 1964
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1948
Ties: 2002
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1986 1942
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-3.47"
(-88.13mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1986 2006
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 2012
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Ties: 2019
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
36.61"
(929.89mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1921
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
54.92"
(1,394.97mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-9.37"
(-238.00mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1949
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
80.56"
(2,046.22mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-5.98"
(-151.90mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
112.17"
(2,849.12mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-17.68"
(-449.07mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1967 1967
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
165.88"
(4,213.35mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1939
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
214.04"
(5,436.62mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/