Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Ties: 1904
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2018
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2018
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
33.34"
(846.84mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
-6.27"
(-159.25mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
36.40"
(924.56mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
55.75"
(1,416.05mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
-9.63"
(-244.60mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
74.35"
(1,888.49mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
-10.77"
(-273.56mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2004
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
133.80"
(3,398.52mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
181.63"
(4,613.40mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
11.46"
(291.08mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
213.81"
(5,430.77mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/