Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1964
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2018
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 2006
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Ties: 2015
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1969
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-4.18"
(-106.18mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
60.84"
(1,545.34mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
82.24"
(2,088.90mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
124.97"
(3,174.24mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2021
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
163.95"
(4,164.33mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1899 1966
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
198.38"
(5,038.85mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-14.19"
(-360.43mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1969
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/