Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1996, 2009
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1977
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
14.05"
(356.87mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
-3.62"
(-91.94mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
31.44"
(798.58mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
35.44"
(900.18mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
37.86"
(961.64mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1916
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1948
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
68.02"
(1,727.71mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
84.70"
(2,151.38mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
116.94"
(2,970.28mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
-12.92"
(-328.16mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1937
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
164.47"
(4,177.54mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
-8.62"
(-218.95mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1938
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
203.51"
(5,169.15mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
-12.85"
(-326.39mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/