Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1983
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1915
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1983
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2006
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1983
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
13.51"
(343.15mm)
7.96"
(202.19mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1937
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
32.87"
(834.90mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
9.96"
(252.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
35.44"
(900.18mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
8.98"
(228.10mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
39.33"
(998.98mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
6.36"
(161.55mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
47.62"
(1,209.55mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
69.70"
(1,770.38mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
103.38"
(2,625.85mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
148.79"
(3,779.27mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
21.13"
(536.71mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2005
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
184.78"
(4,693.41mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1968
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
232.31"
(5,900.67mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
19.73"
(501.14mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/