Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1996, 2009
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1977
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1994 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Ties: 1899
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
-4.69"
(-119.12mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
-8.36"
(-212.34mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
-8.43"
(-214.12mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
-7.83"
(-198.88mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
-6.94"
(-176.27mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
35.40"
(899.16mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
41.54"
(1,055.12mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
63.37"
(1,609.60mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2003
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
82.65"
(2,099.31mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1992 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
140.55"
(3,569.97mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
10.69"
(271.53mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1937
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
178.94"
(4,545.08mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1938
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
226.25"
(5,746.75mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/