Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1932 2008
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1967
Ties: 1963
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1919
Ties: 2011
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2013
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1919
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1919
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1989
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
30.23"
(767.84mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
34.48"
(875.79mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
38.71"
(983.23mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
74.50"
(1,892.30mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
99.48"
(2,526.79mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
12.92"
(328.17mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2004
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
154.98"
(3,936.49mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
25.14"
(638.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
202.26"
(5,137.40mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
29.20"
(741.68mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1939
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
245.33"
(6,231.38mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
29.09"
(738.88mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/