Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1980 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996, 2009
Ties: 1896
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1977
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Ties: 1915
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
31.52"
(800.61mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
34.28"
(870.71mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
36.92"
(937.77mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
55.41"
(1,407.41mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
-10.08"
(-256.04mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
83.37"
(2,117.60mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
137.19"
(3,484.63mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
7.33"
(186.19mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1983 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1937
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
177.20"
(4,500.88mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1938
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
213.88"
(5,432.55mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/