Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1979 1963
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1979 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1996
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1969
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
46.43"
(1,179.32mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
50.61"
(1,285.49mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
78.52"
(1,994.41mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
15.48"
(393.19mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
97.71"
(2,481.83mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
12.66"
(321.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
146.83"
(3,729.48mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
19.18"
(487.17mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2005
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
184.43"
(4,684.52mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
232.95"
(5,916.93mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
20.38"
(517.65mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
14th 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 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/