Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996, 2009
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1977
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
5.18"
(131.58mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2009
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
20.68"
(525.27mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2009
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2009
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
37.60"
(955.04mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
11.80"
(299.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
42.39"
(1,076.71mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
13.03"
(330.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
45.85"
(1,164.59mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
13.01"
(330.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
49.98"
(1,269.49mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
56.23"
(1,428.24mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
16.37"
(415.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
57.82"
(1,468.63mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
14.47"
(367.54mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
86.17"
(2,188.72mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
104.29"
(2,648.97mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
17.65"
(448.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
143.51"
(3,645.15mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1937
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
189.70"
(4,818.38mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
16.61"
(421.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1938
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
235.34"
(5,977.64mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
18.98"
(482.10mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 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/