Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1896 1964
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1983
Ties: 1971
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 2006
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 1969
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
27.69"
(703.33mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
29.25"
(742.95mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1970
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
32.64"
(829.06mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
61.53"
(1,562.86mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
81.71"
(2,075.43mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
116.14"
(2,949.96mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-11.51"
(-292.35mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1967
108th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/