Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
6.17"
(156.71mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
20.69"
(525.53mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
31.56"
(801.62mm)
24.84"
(630.94mm)
6.72"
(170.68mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
35.21"
(894.33mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
6.52"
(165.60mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
40.35"
(1,024.89mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
43.86"
(1,114.04mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1904
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
66.26"
(1,683.00mm)
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2004
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
82.43"
(2,093.72mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1932
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
136.94"
(3,478.28mm)
127.60"
(3,241.04mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
177.66"
(4,512.56mm)
170.16"
(4,322.06mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
222.45"
(5,650.23mm)
212.54"
(5,398.52mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/