Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1991 1964
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Ties: 2013
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1992 1942
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 2006
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1995 2012
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
31.08"
(789.43mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
36.43"
(925.32mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
5.28"
(134.12mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
52.88"
(1,343.15mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2010
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
76.78"
(1,950.21mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
12.49"
(317.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1949
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
98.13"
(2,492.50mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
11.59"
(294.38mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
135.88"
(3,451.35mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2005
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
184.63"
(4,689.60mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1939
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
231.30"
(5,875.02mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/