Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1969
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1972
Ties: 1944
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 2001
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1989
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Ties: 1972
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
29.43"
(747.52mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
33.13"
(841.50mm)
32.57"
(827.28mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
36.04"
(915.42mm)
36.35"
(923.29mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
38.01"
(965.45mm)
39.24"
(996.70mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
40.27"
(1,022.86mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
62.71"
(1,592.83mm)
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
88.84"
(2,256.54mm)
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
127.96"
(3,250.18mm)
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2005
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
172.36"
(4,377.94mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
214.29"
(5,442.97mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/