Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Ties: 2003
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1933
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
-7.68"
(-195.07mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1933
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
-7.47"
(-189.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
23.37"
(593.60mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
-9.56"
(-242.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1958
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1958
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1933
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
37.42"
(950.47mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
57.47"
(1,459.74mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
-8.45"
(-214.63mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
72.88"
(1,851.15mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
-12.19"
(-309.63mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
170.79"
(4,338.07mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
209.81"
(5,329.17mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/