Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1999 1964
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1948
Ties: 1987
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1942
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1948
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2001 1986
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1999 2006
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1995 2012
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1948
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-8.49"
(-215.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-9.98"
(-253.49mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-8.30"
(-210.82mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-7.62"
(-193.55mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1999 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
37.17"
(944.12mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Ties: 1900
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
57.23"
(1,453.64mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-7.06"
(-179.33mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1949
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
80.96"
(2,056.38mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-5.58"
(-141.74mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
128.50"
(3,263.90mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2001 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2005
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
163.62"
(4,155.95mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
-9.50"
(-241.30mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1939
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
212.28"
(5,391.91mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1995 1967
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/