Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1967
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1919
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1919
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1919
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
9.11"
(231.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1989
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
35.56"
(903.22mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1958
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1958
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
44.48"
(1,129.79mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1958
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
49.47"
(1,256.54mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
12.85"
(326.39mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1958
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
51.14"
(1,298.96mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1958
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
11.26"
(286.01mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1958
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
75.23"
(1,910.84mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2004
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
136.20"
(3,459.48mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2005
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
188.53"
(4,788.66mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
15.47"
(392.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1939
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
227.79"
(5,785.87mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/