Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 2009
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Ties: 1939
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 2009
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1979
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
13.06"
(331.72mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
16.21"
(411.73mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1936
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
24.39"
(619.51mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
28.67"
(728.22mm)
9.08"
(230.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
32.31"
(820.67mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
35.86"
(910.84mm)
9.10"
(231.14mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
47.60"
(1,209.04mm)
39.32"
(998.73mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
50.02"
(1,270.51mm)
43.26"
(1,098.80mm)
6.76"
(171.71mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
69.77"
(1,772.16mm)
63.00"
(1,600.20mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2004
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
93.83"
(2,383.28mm)
86.48"
(2,196.59mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1936
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
138.14"
(3,508.76mm)
129.77"
(3,296.16mm)
8.37"
(212.60mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1936
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
171.95"
(4,367.53mm)
173.03"
(4,394.96mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1939
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
218.22"
(5,542.79mm)
216.11"
(5,489.19mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1939

Citing This Page

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