Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1964
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1963
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1944
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1960 2006
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
33.64"
(854.46mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
37.79"
(959.87mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
3.23"
(82.05mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
43.62"
(1,107.95mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
46.16"
(1,172.46mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
90.98"
(2,310.89mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
130.70"
(3,319.78mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2005
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
177.82"
(4,516.63mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
220.37"
(5,597.40mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/