Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1933
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1933
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
33.05"
(839.47mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
36.23"
(920.24mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1958
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
38.88"
(987.55mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1958
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1933
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2003
Ties: 1905
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
64.43"
(1,636.52mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
79.23"
(2,012.44mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2004
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
126.05"
(3,201.67mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
176.63"
(4,486.40mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2006
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
220.15"
(5,591.81mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/