Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1936
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
21.35"
(542.29mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
25.63"
(651.00mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
31.23"
(793.24mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
37.37"
(949.20mm)
32.81"
(833.37mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1949
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
36.27"
(921.26mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
46.90"
(1,191.26mm)
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
77.84"
(1,977.14mm)
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
13.30"
(337.82mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
92.00"
(2,336.80mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1936
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
127.55"
(3,239.77mm)
129.80"
(3,296.92mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1937
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
181.71"
(4,615.43mm)
173.07"
(4,395.98mm)
8.64"
(219.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1937
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
222.20"
(5,643.88mm)
216.19"
(5,491.23mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/