Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1899
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2012
Sep–Oct 1899
2-Month
6.13"
(155.70mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1935
Aug–Oct 1899
3-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2009
Jul–Oct 1899
4-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1968
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1938
Jun–Oct 1899
5-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1895 1921
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1989
Ties: 1946
May–Oct 1899
6-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1895 1964
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1989
Apr–Oct 1899
7-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
-5.07"
(-128.77mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1989
Mar–Oct 1899
8-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1989
Feb–Oct 1899
9-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1898 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1989
Jan–Oct 1899
10-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1898 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1989
Dec 1898–Oct 1899
11-Month
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1898 1930
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 1958
Nov 1898–Oct 1899
12-Month
44.22"
(1,123.19mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1898 1930
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 1958
May 1898–Oct 1899
18-Month
66.44"
(1,687.58mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1898 1930
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1897–Oct 1899
24-Month
85.96"
(2,183.38mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1898 1930
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Ties: 1940
Nov 1896–Oct 1899
36-Month
126.47"
(3,212.34mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
80th Wettest Wettest to Date 1937
Nov 1895–Oct 1899
48-Month
166.60"
(4,231.64mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1966
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/