Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1968 2008
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1967
Ties: 1950
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1919
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
18.24"
(463.30mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1919
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1919
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1989
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
35.66"
(905.76mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1958
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
46.00"
(1,168.40mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
50.77"
(1,289.56mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
7.41"
(188.22mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
94.59"
(2,402.59mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
8.03"
(203.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2004
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
137.35"
(3,488.69mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2005
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1939
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
212.83"
(5,405.88mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/