Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, May 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1904
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1903 1964
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1948
Apr–May 1904
2-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1899 1942
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1948
Mar–May 1904
3-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1904 1986
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Feb–May 1904
4-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
14.06"
(357.12mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1904 2006
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Jan–May 1904
5-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
17.55"
(445.77mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1904 2012
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1948
Dec 1903–May 1904
6-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1904 1986
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Nov 1903–May 1904
7-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
-6.69"
(-169.92mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1904 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Oct 1903–May 1904
8-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
27.23"
(691.64mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Ties: 1981
Sep 1903–May 1904
9-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
30.82"
(782.83mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Aug 1903–May 1904
10-Month
31.92"
(810.77mm)
35.40"
(899.16mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1901 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010
Jul 1903–May 1904
11-Month
36.79"
(934.47mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2021
Ties: 1919
Jun 1903–May 1904
12-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1901 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010
Dec 1902–May 1904
18-Month
66.91"
(1,699.51mm)
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1949
Jun 1902–May 1904
24-Month
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1901–May 1904
36-Month
139.44"
(3,541.78mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1903 1967
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Jun 1900–May 1904
48-Month
178.41"
(4,531.61mm)
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1903 1966
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1939
Jun 1899–May 1904
60-Month
215.58"
(5,475.73mm)
216.25"
(5,492.75mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1902 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/