Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2006
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1994
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2002 2006
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1994
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 2009
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1994
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1994
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
17.04"
(432.82mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1978
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
20.19"
(512.83mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2010
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
35.03"
(889.76mm)
23.79"
(604.27mm)
11.24"
(285.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1936
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
37.91"
(962.91mm)
28.37"
(720.60mm)
9.54"
(242.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
40.32"
(1,024.13mm)
32.65"
(829.31mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
36.28"
(921.51mm)
6.96"
(176.79mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
46.44"
(1,179.58mm)
39.84"
(1,011.94mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
50.48"
(1,282.19mm)
43.30"
(1,099.82mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
61.98"
(1,574.29mm)
63.46"
(1,611.88mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
86.05"
(2,185.67mm)
86.51"
(2,197.35mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1936
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
131.39"
(3,337.31mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1936
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
176.16"
(4,474.46mm)
173.10"
(4,396.74mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1939
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
214.16"
(5,439.66mm)
216.17"
(5,490.72mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/