Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2012
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1935
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1974 1968
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1921
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1989
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1989
Ties: 1939
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1989
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
Ties: 1936
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
38.65"
(981.71mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1958
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
51.00"
(1,295.40mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1958
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
69.85"
(1,774.19mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
82.85"
(2,104.39mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1979
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
123.67"
(3,141.22mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1937
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
177.39"
(4,505.71mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
4.28"
(108.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1938
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
217.72"
(5,530.09mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1937

Citing This Page

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