Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1955
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1933
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
-2.67"
(-67.81mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1955
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1953
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1992
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
20.82"
(528.83mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1933
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1992
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1958
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
33.67"
(855.22mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1958
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
35.97"
(913.64mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1933
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
41.88"
(1,063.75mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
58.87"
(1,495.30mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
80.04"
(2,033.02mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
117.46"
(2,983.48mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-10.19"
(-258.83mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
152.92"
(3,884.17mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
-17.22"
(-437.39mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
207.68"
(5,275.07mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/