Climate at a Glance

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1989
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1988 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Sep–Oct 1989
2-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1935
Aug–Oct 1989
3-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Jul–Oct 1989
4-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1988 1968
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Jun–Oct 1989
5-Month
29.97"
(761.24mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1988 1921
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
May–Oct 1989
6-Month
35.05"
(890.27mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1988 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Apr–Oct 1989
7-Month
40.03"
(1,016.76mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Mar–Oct 1989
8-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
16.12"
(409.44mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Feb–Oct 1989
9-Month
49.72"
(1,262.89mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Jan–Oct 1989
10-Month
52.38"
(1,330.45mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
15.56"
(395.22mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Dec 1988–Oct 1989
11-Month
53.10"
(1,348.74mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
12.81"
(325.37mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1958
Nov 1988–Oct 1989
12-Month
58.04"
(1,474.22mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
May 1988–Oct 1989
18-Month
78.09"
(1,983.49mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1920
Nov 1987–Oct 1989
24-Month
97.43"
(2,474.72mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Nov 1986–Oct 1989
36-Month
138.71"
(3,523.23mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
8.82"
(224.02mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1937
Nov 1985–Oct 1989
48-Month
169.77"
(4,312.16mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
Ties: 1956
Nov 1984–Oct 1989
60-Month
208.01"
(5,283.45mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
-8.31"
(-211.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/