Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 2009
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2003
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
23.57"
(598.68mm)
4.79"
(121.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
33.35"
(847.09mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
31.57"
(801.88mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
35.29"
(896.37mm)
7.27"
(184.65mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
44.83"
(1,138.68mm)
38.76"
(984.50mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
49.55"
(1,258.57mm)
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
75.17"
(1,909.32mm)
61.66"
(1,566.16mm)
13.51"
(343.16mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
94.31"
(2,395.47mm)
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
9.29"
(235.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
131.28"
(3,334.51mm)
127.59"
(3,240.79mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
184.68"
(4,690.87mm)
170.12"
(4,321.05mm)
14.56"
(369.82mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
226.63"
(5,756.40mm)
212.47"
(5,396.74mm)
14.16"
(359.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/