Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1936
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
22.06"
(560.32mm)
21.35"
(542.29mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
25.51"
(647.95mm)
25.63"
(651.00mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
32.81"
(833.37mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1949
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
36.27"
(921.26mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
39.67"
(1,007.62mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
41.03"
(1,042.16mm)
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
58.21"
(1,478.53mm)
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
-6.33"
(-160.79mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1943 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2004
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1936
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
132.02"
(3,353.31mm)
129.80"
(3,296.92mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1937
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
175.98"
(4,469.89mm)
173.07"
(4,395.98mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1937
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
213.04"
(5,411.22mm)
216.19"
(5,491.23mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/