Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1952 1964
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 1901
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 2006
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Ties: 1903
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
42.97"
(1,091.44mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
46.50"
(1,181.10mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
49.54"
(1,258.32mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
6.98"
(177.30mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
77.80"
(1,976.12mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
14.76"
(374.90mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
100.77"
(2,559.56mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
15.72"
(399.29mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
142.31"
(3,614.67mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
14.66"
(372.36mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
180.90"
(4,594.86mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
232.30"
(5,900.42mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
19.73"
(501.14mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/