Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1972
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
29.40"
(746.76mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
7.89"
(200.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
37.96"
(964.18mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
8.87"
(225.29mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
32.57"
(827.28mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
36.35"
(923.29mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
49.65"
(1,261.11mm)
39.24"
(996.70mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
56.95"
(1,446.53mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
77.49"
(1,968.25mm)
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
101.69"
(2,582.93mm)
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
16.56"
(420.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2004
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
141.36"
(3,590.54mm)
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
13.72"
(348.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
181.89"
(4,620.01mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2006
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
235.65"
(5,985.51mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
22.96"
(583.18mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
5th 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 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/