Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Ties: 1962
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1936
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
21.35"
(542.29mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
25.63"
(651.00mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-6.47"
(-164.33mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
25.99"
(660.15mm)
32.81"
(833.37mm)
-6.82"
(-173.22mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1949
Ties: 1955
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
36.27"
(921.26mm)
-7.29"
(-185.17mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
31.63"
(803.40mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
-8.59"
(-218.19mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 1922
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
-9.91"
(-251.72mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2004
Ties: 1927
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
72.66"
(1,845.56mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
-13.88"
(-352.56mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1936
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
113.52"
(2,883.41mm)
129.80"
(3,296.92mm)
-16.28"
(-413.51mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1967 1967
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
157.57"
(4,002.28mm)
173.07"
(4,395.98mm)
-15.50"
(-393.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
211.69"
(5,376.93mm)
216.19"
(5,491.23mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/