Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1945 1964
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1945 2006
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1942 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
31.85"
(808.99mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
35.25"
(895.35mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
45.95"
(1,167.13mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1936
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
50.54"
(1,283.72mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
7.98"
(202.70mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
69.99"
(1,777.75mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
91.30"
(2,319.02mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
127.78"
(3,245.61mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2005
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
176.46"
(4,482.08mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
213.07"
(5,411.98mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/