Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1935
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1968
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1938
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1978 1921
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1989
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
27.81"
(706.37mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1989
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1989
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
31.89"
(810.01mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1989
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-7.61"
(-193.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1958
Ties: 1964
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-8.05"
(-204.47mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1958
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
55.45"
(1,408.43mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
-10.70"
(-271.78mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
76.49"
(1,942.85mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
-10.13"
(-257.30mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
134.19"
(3,408.43mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
185.19"
(4,703.83mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
12.08"
(306.84mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1980 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1938
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
217.04"
(5,512.82mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/