Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
8.53"
(216.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
44.52"
(1,130.81mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
15.49"
(393.45mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
56.36"
(1,431.54mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
16.75"
(425.45mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
59.45"
(1,510.03mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
81.57"
(2,071.88mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
107.28"
(2,724.91mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
139.46"
(3,542.28mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2005
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
182.36"
(4,631.94mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
12.19"
(309.62mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
237.25"
(6,026.15mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
24.58"
(624.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/