Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1964
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1976 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2006
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1969
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Ties: 1965
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-6.52"
(-165.60mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1967
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-6.42"
(-163.06mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
65.41"
(1,661.41mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
86.81"
(2,204.97mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
133.27"
(3,385.06mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
172.32"
(4,376.93mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2021
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
206.42"
(5,243.07mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/