Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1967
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1919
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2013
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1919
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1919
Ties: 1915
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
29.00"
(736.60mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1958
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
5.92"
(150.36mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1958
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
48.36"
(1,228.34mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
11.74"
(298.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
52.15"
(1,324.61mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
12.38"
(314.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
56.19"
(1,427.23mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
12.83"
(325.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
72.49"
(1,841.25mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
91.55"
(2,325.37mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2004
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
131.35"
(3,336.29mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2005
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
180.79"
(4,592.07mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
7.73"
(196.35mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1939
Ties: 1955
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
221.38"
(5,623.05mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1937
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/