Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
1.42"
(36.07mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1974 1963
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1999
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1974 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1929
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1980
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
42.82"
(1,087.63mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
47.83"
(1,214.88mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
67.24"
(1,707.90mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
80.01"
(2,032.25mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2004
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
122.91"
(3,121.91mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
177.80"
(4,516.12mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
218.43"
(5,548.12mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/