Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of October 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2008
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1967
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1919
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2013
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1919
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1919
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1989
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1958
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
40.10"
(1,018.54mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
44.59"
(1,132.59mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
47.84"
(1,215.14mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
11.22"
(284.99mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1958
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
9.61"
(244.09mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1958
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
50.48"
(1,282.19mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1958
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
78.39"
(1,991.11mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
11.57"
(293.88mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
106.67"
(2,709.42mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
20.11"
(510.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2004
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
142.03"
(3,607.56mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
12.19"
(309.62mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2005
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
181.83"
(4,618.48mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1939
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
231.27"
(5,874.26mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
15.03"
(381.76mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1937
Ties: 1906

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/