Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1996, 2009
Ties: 1926, 1942
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1977
Ties: 1962
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Ties: 1969
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
36.45"
(925.83mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
40.57"
(1,030.48mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
46.52"
(1,181.61mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1948
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
68.23"
(1,733.04mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2003
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
86.37"
(2,193.80mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2018
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
123.52"
(3,137.41mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
-6.34"
(-161.03mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
169.39"
(4,302.51mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
219.87"
(5,584.70mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/