Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
56th Driest Driest to Date 1964
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
94th Driest Driest to Date 1963
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
81st Driest Driest to Date 1986
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 2006
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
71st Driest Driest to Date 1969
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1922

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/