Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Ties: 1926
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
17.77"
(451.36mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
20.69"
(525.53mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
24.84"
(630.94mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
32.52"
(826.01mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
36.50"
(927.10mm)
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
60.98"
(1,548.89mm)
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2004
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
75.27"
(1,911.86mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
-9.80"
(-248.92mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1982 1932
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
116.54"
(2,960.12mm)
127.60"
(3,241.04mm)
-11.06"
(-280.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
162.16"
(4,118.86mm)
170.16"
(4,322.06mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
213.75"
(5,429.25mm)
212.54"
(5,398.52mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/