Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1963
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2006
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 1969
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1930
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
30.19"
(766.83mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-4.37"
(-110.99mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
32.72"
(831.09mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
34.47"
(875.54mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1930
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-11.07"
(-281.18mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-15.91"
(-404.11mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-8.97"
(-227.84mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1967
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
169.91"
(4,315.71mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
211.45"
(5,370.83mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/