Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1976
Ties: 2011
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
6.34"
(161.03mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
36.60"
(929.64mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
44.12"
(1,120.65mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Ties: 1952
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
51.39"
(1,305.31mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Ties: 1903
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
86.40"
(2,194.56mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2004
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
129.76"
(3,295.90mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2005
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
178.63"
(4,537.20mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2006
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
219.15"
(5,566.41mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/