Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1949 1964
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1986
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
13.81"
(350.77mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1949 2006
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1902
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Ties: 1929
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
26.76"
(679.70mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-3.43"
(-87.13mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
38.59"
(980.19mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
62.51"
(1,587.75mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
89.99"
(2,285.75mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
135.49"
(3,441.45mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
7.84"
(199.14mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1949 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2005
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
173.17"
(4,398.52mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
223.71"
(5,682.23mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
11.14"
(282.95mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/