Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1959 1964
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 1963
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1959 2006
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
21.23"
(539.24mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
23.53"
(597.66mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
26.89"
(683.01mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
32.38"
(822.45mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
40.40"
(1,026.16mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
63.18"
(1,604.77mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
131.38"
(3,337.05mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1961 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2021
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
171.10"
(4,345.94mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
218.22"
(5,542.79mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/