Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1955
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1996, 2009
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1977
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2001
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
17.85"
(453.39mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009
Ties: 1903
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
25.15"
(638.81mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2009
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
28.87"
(733.30mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
29.36"
(745.74mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2009
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2009
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
39.21"
(995.93mm)
36.81"
(934.97mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2009
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2018
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
45.67"
(1,160.02mm)
43.35"
(1,101.09mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1948
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
66.49"
(1,688.85mm)
65.49"
(1,663.45mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2003
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
91.94"
(2,335.28mm)
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
136.94"
(3,478.28mm)
129.86"
(3,298.44mm)
7.08"
(179.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2014 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1937
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
187.69"
(4,767.33mm)
173.09"
(4,396.49mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1938
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
227.01"
(5,766.05mm)
216.36"
(5,495.54mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/