Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 2006
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2006
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
7.54"
(191.51mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 2009
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
6.73"
(170.95mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
26.24"
(666.50mm)
16.29"
(413.77mm)
9.95"
(252.73mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
38.26"
(971.80mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
35.35"
(897.89mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
43.71"
(1,110.23mm)
39.07"
(992.38mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
46.30"
(1,176.02mm)
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
70.35"
(1,786.89mm)
61.95"
(1,573.53mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
103.18"
(2,620.77mm)
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
147.21"
(3,739.13mm)
127.61"
(3,241.29mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2005
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
183.58"
(4,662.93mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
233.63"
(5,934.20mm)
212.51"
(5,397.75mm)
21.12"
(536.45mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/