Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1898
1-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Sep–Oct 1898
2-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Aug–Oct 1898
3-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1966
Jul–Oct 1898
4-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Oct 1898
5-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
May–Oct 1898
6-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
Apr–Oct 1898
7-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
Ties: 1953
Mar–Oct 1898
8-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
Ties: 1970
Feb–Oct 1898
9-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
Jan–Oct 1898
10-Month
33.44"
(849.38mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
Dec 1897–Oct 1898
11-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1979
Nov 1897–Oct 1898
12-Month
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
May 1897–Oct 1898
18-Month
65.11"
(1,653.79mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1896–Oct 1898
24-Month
81.63"
(2,073.40mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Nov 1895–Oct 1898
36-Month
119.32"
(3,030.73mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
-8.36"
(-212.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/