Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2011 1964
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1948
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2010 1942
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1948
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-4.79"
(-121.66mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1986
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2006 2006
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2012
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1948
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-7.32"
(-185.92mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
34.28"
(870.71mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 1985
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
37.98"
(964.69mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
39.84"
(1,011.94mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Ties: 1911
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
57.21"
(1,453.13mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
-7.08"
(-179.84mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1949
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
78.39"
(1,991.11mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-8.15"
(-207.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
136.14"
(3,457.96mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2009 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2005
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
176.73"
(4,488.94mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1939
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
215.70"
(5,478.78mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2003 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1939

Citing This Page

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