Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1933 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
26.39"
(670.31mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
30.25"
(768.35mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
33.24"
(844.30mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1908
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
37.64"
(956.06mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
39.08"
(992.63mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
61.48"
(1,561.59mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1931 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
85.09"
(2,161.29mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2004
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
126.44"
(3,211.58mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
180.95"
(4,596.13mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
225.88"
(5,737.35mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
13.21"
(335.53mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/