Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1937 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1996, 2009
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1977
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1937 2001
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Ties: 1995
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
30.16"
(766.06mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2009
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
35.08"
(891.03mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
9.28"
(235.71mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
38.88"
(987.55mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
40.89"
(1,038.61mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
43.78"
(1,112.01mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
46.65"
(1,184.91mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
49.64"
(1,260.86mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1948
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
74.17"
(1,883.92mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1933 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
102.05"
(2,592.07mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
15.41"
(391.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
149.95"
(3,808.73mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
20.09"
(510.29mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1934 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
203.57"
(5,170.68mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
30.48"
(774.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
252.27"
(6,407.66mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
35.91"
(912.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/