Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1914 1964
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2018
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.72"
(-43.68mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1915 1963
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1915 2006
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1916 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Ties: 1928, 2001
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Ties: 1909
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1916 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
29.67"
(753.62mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-4.89"
(-124.20mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1947
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
35.06"
(890.52mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
59.76"
(1,517.90mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-3.28"
(-83.32mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
83.61"
(2,123.69mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
120.88"
(3,070.35mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1916 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2021
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
156.57"
(3,976.88mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-13.61"
(-345.69mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2021
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
198.99"
(5,054.35mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-13.58"
(-344.93mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1914 1969
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/