Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1964
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 2006
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1930 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-4.36"
(-110.75mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
36.60"
(929.64mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1976
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
38.99"
(990.35mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
44.41"
(1,128.01mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
60.98"
(1,548.89mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
78.88"
(2,003.55mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
113.55"
(2,884.17mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-14.10"
(-358.14mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1932 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
163.09"
(4,142.49mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-7.09"
(-180.08mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
214.32"
(5,443.73mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 1969
61st 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/