Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1988 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1948
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1963
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
19.17"
(486.92mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
5.29"
(134.37mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1988 2006
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1988 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
22.92"
(582.17mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
27.81"
(706.37mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
36.49"
(926.85mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
1.93"
(49.03mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 2011
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
41.39"
(1,051.31mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
62.45"
(1,586.23mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
82.26"
(2,089.40mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
122.94"
(3,122.68mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1988 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
161.86"
(4,111.24mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
-8.32"
(-211.33mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
198.00"
(5,029.20mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-14.57"
(-370.08mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/