Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1945 1964
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2006
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
23.92"
(607.57mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
29.55"
(750.57mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1984
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
35.92"
(912.37mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
42.45"
(1,078.23mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
7.89"
(200.41mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
8.84"
(224.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
75.37"
(1,914.40mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
96.90"
(2,461.26mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
11.85"
(300.99mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
134.58"
(3,418.33mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2005
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
185.12"
(4,702.05mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
14.94"
(379.48mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
225.88"
(5,737.35mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/