Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1976 1915
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Ties: 1905
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
13.51"
(343.15mm)
5.48"
(139.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
23.53"
(597.66mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
6.74"
(171.19mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
5.13"
(130.31mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
29.40"
(746.76mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
34.54"
(877.32mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
39.53"
(1,004.06mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1970
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
42.72"
(1,085.09mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
48.74"
(1,238.00mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
74.45"
(1,891.03mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
93.86"
(2,384.04mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
133.42"
(3,388.87mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2021
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
182.38"
(4,632.45mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
12.17"
(309.12mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
225.89"
(5,737.61mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
13.31"
(338.08mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/