Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1964
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1942
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2007 2006
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2007 2012
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1948
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1984
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
28.40"
(721.36mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2006 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2006 1985
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2006 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2006 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Ties: 1901
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
57.83"
(1,468.88mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-6.46"
(-164.09mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1949
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
91.92"
(2,334.77mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
130.41"
(3,312.41mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2005
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
178.36"
(4,530.34mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1939
Ties: 1952
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
231.83"
(5,888.48mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
15.58"
(395.73mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/