Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
23.37"
(593.60mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
7.39"
(187.70mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1998
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
33.78"
(858.01mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
47.10"
(1,196.34mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
73.82"
(1,875.03mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
96.22"
(2,443.99mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
133.82"
(3,399.03mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
182.34"
(4,631.44mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
12.16"
(308.87mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
225.98"
(5,739.89mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/