Rainfall Totals for The Year So Far

Rainfall thsi year is only about 80-90% of normal. We are a little on the dry side. The weekend rains will likely catch us up!

Rainfall this year is about 80-90% of normal. We are a little on the dry side. The weekend rains will likely catch us up!

Rainfall for April was drier in the south and wetter over Northern Delmarva.

April 01, 2017 Monthly Observed Precipitation

Rainfall so far in May is below, and while we are over an inch below normal for the year, this is not that dry. Most areas have had at least 80% of normal precipitation. The weekend soaking will likely bring us up to normal or above!

Georgetown, DE

...THE GEORGETOWN DE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 11 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
..................................................................
PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.23          2.02 1990   0.11   0.12     0.41
  MONTH TO DATE    1.79                      1.09   0.70     3.40
  SINCE MAR 1      8.64                      8.77  -0.13     8.76
  SINCE JAN 1     12.88                     14.48  -1.60    15.23

For Salisbury:
...THE SALISBURY MD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 11 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1900 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
..................................................................

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.40          2.10 1961   0.10   0.30     0.38
  MONTH TO DATE    2.19                      1.15   1.04     2.82
  SINCE MAR 1      8.84                      9.12  -0.28     8.27
  SINCE JAN 1     13.64                     16.08  -2.44    15.12