Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1963
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Ties: 1960
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1898
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 2006
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
89.56"
(2,274.82mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
122.98"
(3,123.69mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2005
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
164.56"
(4,179.82mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
199.97"
(5,079.24mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-12.60"
(-320.04mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 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/