Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Ties: 1956
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1978
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1978
Ties: 1916
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1906
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
20.69"
(525.53mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
24.84"
(630.94mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1925
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-4.17"
(-105.91mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
62.48"
(1,586.99mm)
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2004
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
85.75"
(2,178.05mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1932 1932
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
133.35"
(3,387.09mm)
127.60"
(3,241.04mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1933 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
179.61"
(4,562.09mm)
170.16"
(4,322.06mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
229.04"
(5,817.62mm)
212.54"
(5,398.52mm)
16.50"
(419.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/