Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1948
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1942
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1948
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2015 2006
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2015 2012
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1948
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Ties: 1920
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Ties: 1945
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
31.48"
(799.59mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
34.29"
(870.97mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1985
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
37.62"
(955.55mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
46.63"
(1,184.40mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
66.92"
(1,699.77mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1949
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
143.01"
(3,632.45mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
187.59"
(4,764.79mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
14.47"
(367.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1939
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
227.43"
(5,776.72mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
11.18"
(283.97mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1939

Citing This Page

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