Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 2008
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1967
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1919
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2013
Ties: 1963
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1995 1964
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1919
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1919
Ties: 1929
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1989
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
35.82"
(909.83mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
47.28"
(1,200.91mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Ties: 1935
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
68.61"
(1,742.69mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1984
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
93.89"
(2,384.81mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
7.33"
(186.19mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
148.40"
(3,769.36mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
180.18"
(4,576.57mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1939
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
233.44"
(5,929.38mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
17.20"
(436.88mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/