Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Ties: 1940
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-4.99"
(-126.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
20.69"
(525.53mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
24.84"
(630.94mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1993
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
43.75"
(1,111.25mm)
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
61.17"
(1,553.72mm)
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2004
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
77.08"
(1,957.83mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
-7.99"
(-202.95mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1932
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
118.30"
(3,004.82mm)
127.60"
(3,241.04mm)
-9.30"
(-236.22mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
168.38"
(4,276.85mm)
170.16"
(4,322.06mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
213.60"
(5,425.44mm)
212.54"
(5,398.52mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/