Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
5.83"
(148.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
7.82"
(198.62mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
7.89"
(200.41mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 2006
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
6.46"
(164.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
6.38"
(162.06mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
5.34"
(135.63mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
34.74"
(882.40mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
46.46"
(1,180.08mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
66.70"
(1,694.18mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
85.51"
(2,171.95mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
119.61"
(3,038.09mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-8.04"
(-204.22mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2005
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
170.22"
(4,323.59mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
217.32"
(5,519.93mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/