Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1937
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1937
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1978
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1974
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
20.69"
(525.53mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
24.84"
(630.94mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
28.38"
(720.85mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
39.49"
(1,003.05mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
61.02"
(1,549.91mm)
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
78th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
87.13"
(2,213.10mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1932
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
124.34"
(3,158.24mm)
127.60"
(3,241.04mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
157.39"
(3,997.71mm)
170.16"
(4,322.06mm)
-12.77"
(-324.35mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1967
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/