Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Delaware

Precipitation Rankings, February 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2017
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2009 2009
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1979
Jan–Feb 2017
2-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2009 2009
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1979
Dec 2016–Feb 2017
3-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1979
Nov 2016–Feb 2017
4-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
13.06"
(331.72mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1979
Oct 2016–Feb 2017
5-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
16.21"
(411.73mm)
-5.36"
(-136.14mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Sep 2016–Feb 2017
6-Month
20.83"
(529.08mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1936
Aug 2016–Feb 2017
7-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
24.39"
(619.51mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Jul 2016–Feb 2017
8-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
28.67"
(728.22mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Jun 2016–Feb 2017
9-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
32.31"
(820.67mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
May 2016–Feb 2017
10-Month
38.99"
(990.35mm)
35.86"
(910.84mm)
3.13"
(79.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1949
Apr 2016–Feb 2017
11-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
39.32"
(998.73mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Mar 2016–Feb 2017
12-Month
43.45"
(1,103.63mm)
43.26"
(1,098.80mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Sep 2015–Feb 2017
18-Month
64.59"
(1,640.59mm)
63.00"
(1,600.20mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2004
Mar 2015–Feb 2017
24-Month
88.90"
(2,258.06mm)
86.48"
(2,196.59mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1936
Mar 2014–Feb 2017
36-Month
133.55"
(3,392.17mm)
129.77"
(3,296.16mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2013 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1936
Ties: 1951
Mar 2013–Feb 2017
48-Month
186.23"
(4,730.24mm)
173.03"
(4,394.96mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1939
Mar 2012–Feb 2017
60-Month
226.92"
(5,763.77mm)
216.11"
(5,489.19mm)
10.81"
(274.58mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/