Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1969
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1972
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1966
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
32.57"
(827.28mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
36.35"
(923.29mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
33.45"
(849.63mm)
39.24"
(996.70mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
-4.08"
(-103.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1910
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
61.35"
(1,558.29mm)
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
75.06"
(1,906.52mm)
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
-10.07"
(-255.78mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
115.75"
(2,940.05mm)
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
-11.89"
(-302.01mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
161.25"
(4,095.75mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
-8.89"
(-225.81mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2006
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
212.62"
(5,400.55mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/