Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, September 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1979
1-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1999
Aug–Sep 1979
2-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul–Sep 1979
3-Month
19.05"
(483.87mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jun–Sep 1979
4-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
15.98"
(405.89mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
May–Sep 1979
5-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
19.71"
(500.63mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Apr–Sep 1979
6-Month
30.79"
(782.07mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Mar–Sep 1979
7-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
26.97"
(685.04mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Feb–Sep 1979
8-Month
39.30"
(998.22mm)
29.86"
(758.44mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan–Sep 1979
9-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
33.21"
(843.53mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Dec 1978–Sep 1979
10-Month
51.14"
(1,298.96mm)
36.49"
(926.85mm)
14.65"
(372.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Nov 1978–Sep 1979
11-Month
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
39.48"
(1,002.79mm)
14.75"
(374.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Oct 1978–Sep 1979
12-Month
55.65"
(1,413.51mm)
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2003
Apr 1978–Sep 1979
18-Month
78.62"
(1,996.95mm)
65.72"
(1,669.29mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1977–Sep 1979
24-Month
106.59"
(2,707.39mm)
85.14"
(2,162.56mm)
21.45"
(544.83mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Oct 1976–Sep 1979
36-Month
142.31"
(3,614.67mm)
127.72"
(3,244.09mm)
14.59"
(370.58mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2005
Oct 1975–Sep 1979
48-Month
180.51"
(4,584.95mm)
170.22"
(4,323.59mm)
10.29"
(261.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1932
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Oct 1974–Sep 1979
60-Month
233.32"
(5,926.33mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 8, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/