Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2009
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2009
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
13.06"
(331.72mm)
5.23"
(132.85mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
16.21"
(411.73mm)
7.11"
(180.60mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
6.96"
(176.79mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1936
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
24.39"
(619.51mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
28.67"
(728.22mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
40.47"
(1,027.94mm)
32.31"
(820.67mm)
8.16"
(207.27mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
35.86"
(910.84mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
49.14"
(1,248.16mm)
39.32"
(998.73mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Ties: 2014
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
51.59"
(1,310.39mm)
43.26"
(1,098.80mm)
8.33"
(211.59mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
77.54"
(1,969.52mm)
63.00"
(1,600.20mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2004
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
101.61"
(2,580.89mm)
86.48"
(2,196.59mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1936
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
145.42"
(3,693.67mm)
129.77"
(3,296.16mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1936
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
189.73"
(4,819.14mm)
173.03"
(4,394.96mm)
16.70"
(424.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1939
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
223.54"
(5,677.92mm)
216.11"
(5,489.19mm)
7.43"
(188.73mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/