Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, March 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1985
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 2006
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1994
Feb–Mar 1985
2-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1994
Jan–Mar 1985
3-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2009
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1984–Mar 1985
4-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
-3.62"
(-91.94mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1994
Nov 1984–Mar 1985
5-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
16.29"
(413.77mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1929
Oct 1984–Mar 1985
6-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1984–Mar 1985
7-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–Mar 1985
8-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–Mar 1985
9-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–Mar 1985
10-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
35.35"
(897.89mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1984–Mar 1985
11-Month
36.16"
(918.46mm)
39.07"
(992.38mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Apr 1984–Mar 1985
12-Month
40.57"
(1,030.48mm)
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1913
Oct 1983–Mar 1985
18-Month
69.61"
(1,768.09mm)
61.95"
(1,573.53mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2004
Apr 1983–Mar 1985
24-Month
94.03"
(2,388.36mm)
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Apr 1982–Mar 1985
36-Month
134.37"
(3,413.00mm)
127.61"
(3,241.29mm)
6.76"
(171.71mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Apr 1981–Mar 1985
48-Month
174.85"
(4,441.19mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2021
Apr 1980–Mar 1985
60-Month
208.55"
(5,297.17mm)
212.51"
(5,397.75mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/