Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1937
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
7.99"
(202.94mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1936
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
21.35"
(542.29mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
25.63"
(651.00mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
38.53"
(978.66mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
48.86"
(1,241.04mm)
32.81"
(833.37mm)
16.05"
(407.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
52.03"
(1,321.56mm)
36.27"
(921.26mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
55.72"
(1,415.29mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
58.62"
(1,488.95mm)
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
15.33"
(389.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
80.68"
(2,049.27mm)
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
16.14"
(409.95mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2004
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
99.65"
(2,531.11mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1936
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
139.21"
(3,535.93mm)
129.80"
(3,296.92mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1937
Ties: 1976
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
190.64"
(4,842.26mm)
173.07"
(4,395.98mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1937
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
234.60"
(5,958.84mm)
216.19"
(5,491.23mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/