Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1987 1964
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1987 1963
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1987 1986
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1987 2006
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Ties: 1938
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
32.14"
(816.36mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1943
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
36.81"
(934.97mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
39.94"
(1,014.48mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-2.62"
(-66.54mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
61.68"
(1,566.67mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
80.62"
(2,047.75mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
119.54"
(3,036.32mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-8.11"
(-205.99mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1987 1967
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
155.68"
(3,954.27mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-14.50"
(-368.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
206.35"
(5,241.29mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/