Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, February 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1981
1-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1980 2009
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Jan–Feb 1981
2-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1980–Feb 1981
3-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1980 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1980–Feb 1981
4-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Oct 1980–Feb 1981
5-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1913
Sep 1980–Feb 1981
6-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–Feb 1981
7-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
23.57"
(598.68mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–Feb 1981
8-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
-6.59"
(-167.38mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–Feb 1981
9-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
31.57"
(801.88mm)
-7.41"
(-188.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1980–Feb 1981
10-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
35.29"
(896.37mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 2008
Apr 1980–Feb 1981
11-Month
32.11"
(815.59mm)
38.76"
(984.50mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1980–Feb 1981
12-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1979–Feb 1981
18-Month
59.04"
(1,499.62mm)
61.66"
(1,566.16mm)
-2.62"
(-66.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2004
Mar 1979–Feb 1981
24-Month
85.33"
(2,167.38mm)
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1978–Feb 1981
36-Month
134.88"
(3,425.95mm)
127.59"
(3,240.79mm)
7.29"
(185.16mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Mar 1977–Feb 1981
48-Month
179.64"
(4,562.86mm)
170.12"
(4,321.05mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1976–Feb 1981
60-Month
216.61"
(5,501.89mm)
212.47"
(5,396.74mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/