Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1970
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Ties: 1927
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
33.24"
(844.30mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1958
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
40.44"
(1,027.18mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
70.23"
(1,783.84mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
93.53"
(2,375.66mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2004
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
143.66"
(3,648.96mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
16.01"
(406.65mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Ties: 1974
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
190.67"
(4,843.02mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2006
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
228.80"
(5,811.52mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
16.21"
(411.73mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/