Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1967
Ties: 1930
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1919
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1964 1964
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1919
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
13.19"
(335.03mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-6.39"
(-162.30mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1919
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
-7.71"
(-195.83mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
-9.01"
(-228.85mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1958
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1958
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1958
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1958
Ties: 1897
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1958
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
39.10"
(993.14mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1958
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
53.68"
(1,363.47mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
-13.14"
(-333.76mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
74.05"
(1,880.87mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
-12.51"
(-317.75mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
108.87"
(2,765.30mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
-20.97"
(-532.64mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
162.65"
(4,131.31mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
-10.41"
(-264.41mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1939
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
209.92"
(5,331.97mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/