Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1964
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2002 2006
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1983
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 2012
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1948
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
9.91"
(251.72mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
46.16"
(1,172.46mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
10.76"
(273.30mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
48.57"
(1,233.68mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
68.72"
(1,745.49mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1949
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
88.66"
(2,251.96mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
132.45"
(3,364.23mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2005
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
179.99"
(4,571.75mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1939
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
215.11"
(5,463.79mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/