Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1987 1964
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1948
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1987 1942
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1987 1986
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1987 2006
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1987 2012
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
31.78"
(807.21mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
60.53"
(1,537.46mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1949
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
79.15"
(2,010.41mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-7.39"
(-187.71mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
117.71"
(2,989.83mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-12.14"
(-308.36mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1987 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
149.32"
(3,792.73mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-23.80"
(-604.52mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1939
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
203.03"
(5,156.96mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-13.22"
(-335.79mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/