Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Ties: 1921
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1994 2001
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1970
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
23.72"
(602.49mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1988
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
32.57"
(827.28mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
33.80"
(858.52mm)
36.35"
(923.29mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
36.40"
(924.56mm)
39.24"
(996.70mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
38.77"
(984.76mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
70.70"
(1,795.78mm)
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
97.74"
(2,482.60mm)
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
12.61"
(320.30mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2004
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
137.27"
(3,486.66mm)
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
183.10"
(4,650.74mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
12.96"
(329.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
228.82"
(5,812.03mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
16.13"
(409.70mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/