Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Ties: 1999
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1938 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1936
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
21.35"
(542.29mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2010
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
33.92"
(861.57mm)
25.63"
(651.00mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
38.84"
(986.54mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
9.58"
(243.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
32.81"
(833.37mm)
9.83"
(249.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1949
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
36.27"
(921.26mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
47.54"
(1,207.52mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
50.41"
(1,280.41mm)
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
7.12"
(180.84mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
74.43"
(1,890.52mm)
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
9.89"
(251.20mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
97.52"
(2,477.01mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1936
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
146.70"
(3,726.18mm)
129.80"
(3,296.92mm)
16.90"
(429.26mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1937
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
202.13"
(5,134.10mm)
173.07"
(4,395.98mm)
29.06"
(738.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1937
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
254.01"
(6,451.85mm)
216.19"
(5,491.23mm)
37.82"
(960.62mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/