Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1937
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Ties: 1988
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1936
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
21.35"
(542.29mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
25.63"
(651.00mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
32.46"
(824.48mm)
32.81"
(833.37mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1949
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
36.27"
(921.26mm)
36.27"
(921.26mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
40.92"
(1,039.37mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
45.98"
(1,167.89mm)
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
68.92"
(1,750.57mm)
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2004
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
90.71"
(2,304.03mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1936
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
134.49"
(3,416.05mm)
129.80"
(3,296.92mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1937
Ties: 2018
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
187.00"
(4,749.80mm)
173.07"
(4,395.98mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1937
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
226.15"
(5,744.21mm)
216.19"
(5,491.23mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/