Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1954
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
19.51"
(495.55mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1994
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1952
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
23.67"
(601.22mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
34.48"
(875.79mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1936
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
36.79"
(934.47mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
39.78"
(1,010.41mm)
36.13"
(917.70mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1939
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
48.18"
(1,223.77mm)
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
52.72"
(1,339.09mm)
43.32"
(1,100.33mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
74.07"
(1,881.38mm)
63.79"
(1,620.27mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1949
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
104.26"
(2,648.20mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
17.72"
(450.08mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
144.30"
(3,665.22mm)
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
14.45"
(367.03mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1936
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
191.02"
(4,851.91mm)
173.13"
(4,397.50mm)
17.89"
(454.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1939
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
224.77"
(5,709.16mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
8.53"
(216.66mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/