Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1964 1964
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-5.59"
(-141.99mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1986
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 2006
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1969
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-7.47"
(-189.74mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1986
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
54.43"
(1,382.52mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-8.61"
(-218.70mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
75.06"
(1,906.52mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-9.99"
(-253.75mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
125.73"
(3,193.54mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
172.19"
(4,373.63mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
211.24"
(5,365.50mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/