Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1935
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Ties: 1916
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1938
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1921
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1989
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 1964
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1989
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1989
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
28.39"
(721.11mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1989
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1989
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1989
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
66.28"
(1,683.51mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2010
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
84.05"
(2,134.87mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1979
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
117.51"
(2,984.75mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
-12.38"
(-314.46mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1937
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
162.72"
(4,133.09mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
-10.39"
(-263.90mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1938
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
198.21"
(5,034.53mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
-18.11"
(-460.00mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/