Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1964
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1948
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1948
Ties: 1952
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
3.03"
(76.97mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1983
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 2006
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1983
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
21.64"
(549.66mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 2012
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1948
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
34.22"
(869.19mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Ties: 1979
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
38.06"
(966.72mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
39.57"
(1,005.08mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
42.67"
(1,083.82mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
45.25"
(1,149.35mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
61.74"
(1,568.20mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1949
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
83.00"
(2,108.20mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
131.75"
(3,346.45mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1993 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
178.42"
(4,531.87mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1939
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
217.96"
(5,536.18mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/