Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1964
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1964
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 2006
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1969
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-5.94"
(-150.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-6.39"
(-162.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
29.26"
(743.20mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
35.61"
(904.49mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
39.72"
(1,008.89mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1901
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
67.48"
(1,713.99mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
86.84"
(2,205.74mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
129.39"
(3,286.51mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2005
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
173.80"
(4,414.52mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
208.27"
(5,290.06mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/