Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1967
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1919
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1919
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
21.65"
(549.91mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1919
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1989
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
29.76"
(755.90mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
39.49"
(1,003.05mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
42.80"
(1,087.12mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
43.82"
(1,113.03mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
86.58"
(2,199.13mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2004
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
127.96"
(3,250.18mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2005
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
162.06"
(4,116.32mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
-11.00"
(-279.40mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1939
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
213.22"
(5,415.79mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/