Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1982
1-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2018
Apr–May 1982
2-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1983
Mar–May 1982
3-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Feb–May 1982
4-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1983
Jan–May 1982
5-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1981–May 1982
6-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1981–May 1982
7-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Oct 1981–May 1982
8-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Sep 1981–May 1982
9-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1897
Aug 1981–May 1982
10-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1981–May 1982
11-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1981–May 1982
12-Month
39.05"
(991.87mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1980–May 1982
18-Month
54.30"
(1,379.22mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-8.74"
(-222.00mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1982
24-Month
73.15"
(1,858.01mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-11.90"
(-302.26mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1979–May 1982
36-Month
123.76"
(3,143.50mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2005
Jun 1978–May 1982
48-Month
170.86"
(4,339.84mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1977–May 1982
60-Month
219.98"
(5,587.49mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1981 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/