Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1939 1955
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1996, 2009
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1977
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Ties: 1992
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1939 2001
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
26.43"
(671.32mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Ties: 1900
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1931 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
38.94"
(989.08mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1931 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1948
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
62.57"
(1,589.28mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1931 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
86.90"
(2,207.26mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1932 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
136.54"
(3,468.12mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
6.68"
(169.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
188.95"
(4,799.33mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
15.86"
(402.84mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1934 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1938
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
236.85"
(6,015.99mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
20.49"
(520.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/