Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1963
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1988
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1935
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
8.47"
(215.13mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1937 1968
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
29.03"
(737.36mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1937 1921
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
8.53"
(216.67mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1989
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
37.73"
(958.34mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
7.44"
(188.97mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1989
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
40.60"
(1,031.24mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1989
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1989
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
49.08"
(1,246.63mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1934 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
77.01"
(1,956.05mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
101.91"
(2,588.51mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
15.29"
(388.36mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
151.03"
(3,836.16mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
21.14"
(536.95mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
203.52"
(5,169.41mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
30.41"
(772.42mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
251.55"
(6,389.37mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
35.23"
(894.84mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/