Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1915 1964
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2018
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1963
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1915 1986
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1915 2006
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Ties: 1981, 2017
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1914 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
37.53"
(953.26mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
42.82"
(1,087.63mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
64.02"
(1,626.11mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
80.09"
(2,034.29mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
115.78"
(2,940.81mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-11.87"
(-301.50mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2005
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
158.20"
(4,018.28mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-11.98"
(-304.29mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
207.05"
(5,259.07mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1915 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/