Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2001 1955
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996, 2009
Ties: 1990
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1977
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
28.35"
(720.09mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
34.47"
(875.54mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
5.67"
(144.01mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
46.47"
(1,180.34mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
63.34"
(1,608.84mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2003
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
85.69"
(2,176.53mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
131.88"
(3,349.75mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1937
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
177.52"
(4,509.01mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1938
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
219.06"
(5,564.12mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/