Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1975
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1935
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1951 1968
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1950 1921
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1989
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1964
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1989
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1989
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
32.95"
(836.93mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1989
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1989
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1989
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
43.82"
(1,113.03mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1958
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
49.25"
(1,250.95mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1958
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
71.76"
(1,822.70mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
102.11"
(2,593.59mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
15.49"
(393.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
140.30"
(3,563.62mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
176.54"
(4,484.12mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
3.43"
(87.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1938
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
224.15"
(5,693.41mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/