Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2008
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1967
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1919
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1903
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1954 1964
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1919
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1919
Ties: 1992
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1989
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1958
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
28.70"
(728.98mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1958
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
29.40"
(746.76mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1958
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
31.43"
(798.32mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1958
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1958
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
38.09"
(967.49mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
-5.27"
(-133.85mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1958
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
65.07"
(1,652.78mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
82.19"
(2,087.63mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
-4.37"
(-110.99mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
116.75"
(2,965.45mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
-13.09"
(-332.49mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
164.16"
(4,169.66mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1939
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
218.88"
(5,559.55mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/