Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1973 1964
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1931
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 2006
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
26.39"
(670.31mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
34.93"
(887.22mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
37.77"
(959.36mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
65.95"
(1,675.13mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
95.47"
(2,424.94mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
146.90"
(3,731.26mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
191.35"
(4,860.29mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
21.17"
(537.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
236.46"
(6,006.08mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
23.89"
(606.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/