Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1935
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
16.25"
(412.75mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
20.29"
(515.37mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1938
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1921
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
5.84"
(148.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
42.44"
(1,077.98mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
9.11"
(231.40mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1989
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
49.96"
(1,268.98mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
13.14"
(333.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
54.45"
(1,383.03mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
14.16"
(359.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
14.35"
(364.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
79.81"
(2,027.17mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
108.70"
(2,760.98mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
22.08"
(560.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
140.55"
(3,569.97mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1937
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
181.37"
(4,606.80mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
8.26"
(209.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1938
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
235.09"
(5,971.29mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
18.77"
(476.76mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/