Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Ties: 1989
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1983
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1983
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 2006
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1947 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
29.54"
(750.32mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
6.03"
(153.17mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
31.13"
(790.70mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
4.49"
(114.04mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
37.38"
(949.45mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
63.05"
(1,601.47mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
83.18"
(2,112.77mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
133.72"
(3,396.49mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2005
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
174.48"
(4,431.79mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
210.96"
(5,358.38mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 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/