Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1964
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1963
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1983
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2006
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
11.38"
(289.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
37.61"
(955.29mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
10.97"
(278.63mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
40.18"
(1,020.57mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
9.99"
(253.74mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1903
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
9.51"
(241.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
46.91"
(1,191.51mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
8.19"
(208.02mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
49.93"
(1,268.22mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
71.30"
(1,811.02mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
102.42"
(2,601.47mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
17.37"
(441.20mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
149.02"
(3,785.11mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
21.37"
(542.80mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
186.29"
(4,731.77mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
16.11"
(409.20mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
234.12"
(5,946.65mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
21.55"
(547.37mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/