Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1994 1963
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1976
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
5.29"
(134.37mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1994 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1999
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
20.06"
(509.52mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
-6.24"
(-158.50mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-6.24"
(-158.49mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
73.23"
(1,860.04mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
95.84"
(2,434.34mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2004
Ties: 2010
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
182.65"
(4,639.31mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
228.47"
(5,803.14mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1975

Citing This Page

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