Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1984 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1935
Ties: 1929
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1984 1968
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
Ties: 1911
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
21.51"
(546.35mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1984 1921
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989
Ties: 1934
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
26.28"
(667.51mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1984 1964
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
26.86"
(682.24mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1989
Ties: 1913
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1989
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1989
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
34.11"
(866.39mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1989
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1958
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
38.24"
(971.30mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1958
Ties: 1943
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
60.47"
(1,535.94mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
89.19"
(2,265.43mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
139.23"
(3,536.44mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
9.34"
(237.23mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1984 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
176.75"
(4,489.45mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1938
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
212.05"
(5,386.07mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/