Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1967
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1919
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1960
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1919
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1919
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1989
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1958
Ties: 1907
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1958
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
47.65"
(1,210.31mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
51.10"
(1,297.94mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
7.74"
(196.60mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
75.92"
(1,928.37mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
9.10"
(231.14mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
101.87"
(2,587.50mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
15.31"
(388.88mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
145.69"
(3,700.53mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
15.85"
(402.59mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
188.45"
(4,786.63mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
15.39"
(390.91mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1939
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
229.83"
(5,837.68mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
13.59"
(345.18mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/