Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1935
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2009
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
3.12"
(79.24mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1968
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1938
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2001 1921
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1989
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
22.83"
(579.88mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2001 1964
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1989
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1989
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1989
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1989
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
36.82"
(935.23mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1989
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
38.91"
(988.31mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1958
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
39.48"
(1,002.79mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1958
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
62.65"
(1,591.31mm)
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1999 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
81.36"
(2,066.54mm)
86.62"
(2,200.15mm)
-5.26"
(-133.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1992 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
127.17"
(3,230.12mm)
129.89"
(3,299.21mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1993 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1937
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
171.90"
(4,366.26mm)
173.11"
(4,396.99mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1938
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
218.67"
(5,554.22mm)
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/