Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1978
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
15.34"
(389.64mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1936
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
21.35"
(542.29mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
25.63"
(651.00mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
32.81"
(833.37mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1949
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
36.27"
(921.26mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
41.78"
(1,061.21mm)
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
43.29"
(1,099.57mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
71.32"
(1,811.53mm)
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
100.21"
(2,545.33mm)
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
13.67"
(347.21mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1936
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
140.18"
(3,560.57mm)
129.80"
(3,296.92mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1937
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
186.18"
(4,728.97mm)
173.07"
(4,395.98mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1937
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
232.09"
(5,895.09mm)
216.19"
(5,491.23mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/