Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1964
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1986 2006
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
30.36"
(771.14mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1921
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
38.83"
(986.28mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
40.68"
(1,033.27mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
53.73"
(1,364.74mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-9.31"
(-236.48mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
79.60"
(2,021.84mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
115.74"
(2,939.80mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-11.91"
(-302.51mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2021
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
166.41"
(4,226.81mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2021
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
212.87"
(5,406.90mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
67th 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 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/