Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1980
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–Apr 1980
2-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1979 1915
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–Apr 1980
3-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Jan–Apr 1980
4-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
13.51"
(343.15mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1979–Apr 1980
5-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Nov 1979–Apr 1980
6-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Oct 1979–Apr 1980
7-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Ties: 1948
Sep 1979–Apr 1980
8-Month
31.32"
(795.53mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1979–Apr 1980
9-Month
38.19"
(970.03mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
7.36"
(186.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jul 1979–Apr 1980
10-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1979–Apr 1980
11-Month
47.05"
(1,195.07mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1979–Apr 1980
12-Month
51.43"
(1,306.32mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1978–Apr 1980
18-Month
78.05"
(1,982.47mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
15.75"
(400.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
May 1978–Apr 1980
24-Month
100.17"
(2,544.32mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
15.11"
(383.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Apr 1980
36-Month
145.29"
(3,690.37mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
17.63"
(447.81mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2005
May 1976–Apr 1980
48-Month
184.85"
(4,695.19mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1968
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1975–Apr 1980
60-Month
233.81"
(5,938.77mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
21.23"
(539.24mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/