Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1964
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 1910
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 2006
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
24.61"
(625.09mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
26.02"
(660.91mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
29.25"
(742.95mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1898
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
35.46"
(900.68mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
45.11"
(1,145.79mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
58.64"
(1,489.46mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
78.53"
(1,994.66mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
120.11"
(3,050.79mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-7.54"
(-191.52mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2005
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
155.52"
(3,950.21mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-14.66"
(-372.36mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
189.01"
(4,800.85mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-23.56"
(-598.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/