Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1967
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1919
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
12.54"
(318.52mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2013
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1964
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1919
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1919
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
29.30"
(744.22mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1989
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
35.55"
(902.97mm)
26.60"
(675.64mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1958
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1958
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
46.73"
(1,186.94mm)
36.62"
(930.15mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1958
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
54.06"
(1,373.12mm)
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
14.29"
(362.96mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
60.20"
(1,529.08mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
16.84"
(427.74mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
80.42"
(2,042.67mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
13.60"
(345.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2005
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
188.07"
(4,776.98mm)
173.06"
(4,395.72mm)
15.01"
(381.26mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1939
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
223.23"
(5,670.04mm)
216.24"
(5,492.50mm)
6.99"
(177.54mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 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/