Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1993
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1950 1963
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 2006
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1941 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1986
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
21.69"
(550.93mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1950 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
30.58"
(776.73mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
38.53"
(978.66mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
41.54"
(1,055.12mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
59.83"
(1,519.68mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
80.13"
(2,035.30mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
131.53"
(3,340.86mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2005
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
177.03"
(4,496.56mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976

Citing This Page

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