Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1967
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1919
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2013
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1995 1964
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1919
Ties: 1913
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1919
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1989
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
41.26"
(1,048.00mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
77.10"
(1,958.34mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
101.12"
(2,568.45mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
14.56"
(369.83mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2004
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
132.90"
(3,375.66mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
186.16"
(4,728.46mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1939
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
228.63"
(5,807.20mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
12.39"
(314.70mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/