Although winter 2015-2016 was the 4th warmest since records began in 1895, it was the third year in a row with above normal snowfall.
Statewide mean annual temperature in 2015 was 1.0°F above the 1981-2010 normal of 55.4°F, and statewide precipitation in 2015 was 2.04 inches above the 1981-2010 mean of 44.33 inches.
December 2015 was the warmest on record since 1895. Above normal precipitation also characterized Delaware’s climate in December 2015.
Posted on Wed 10/14/15 Figure 1. Delaware statewide mean September temperature (°F) 1895-2015. Figure 2. Delaware statewide mean September precipitation (inches) 1895-2015. September Temperatures Preliminary data indicates that the statewide average te …
While statewide average temperatures were normal during August 2015, Delaware experienced the driest August since 2008.