Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1938
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1935
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1987 1968
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1938
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1987 1921
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1964
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1958
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
39.39"
(1,000.51mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1958
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
55.88"
(1,419.35mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
-10.27"
(-260.86mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
80.67"
(2,049.02mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1979
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
111.73"
(2,837.94mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
-18.16"
(-461.27mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1937
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
149.97"
(3,809.24mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
-23.14"
(-587.75mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1938
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
200.92"
(5,103.37mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
-15.40"
(-391.16mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/