Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1964
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1983
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1896 1986
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1983
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 2006
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1973
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
18.00"
(457.20mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1896 1969
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1896 1986
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
21.43"
(544.32mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1982
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
29.28"
(743.71mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
35.04"
(890.02mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
90th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-5.86"
(-148.85mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1931
99th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
73.41"
(1,864.61mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-11.64"
(-295.66mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1931
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/