Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1955
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1933
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1955
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
29.60"
(751.84mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
38.24"
(971.30mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
5.31"
(134.88mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
44.44"
(1,128.78mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
47.16"
(1,197.86mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
49.73"
(1,263.14mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
149.69"
(3,802.13mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
22.04"
(559.82mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
182.79"
(4,642.87mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
234.88"
(5,965.95mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
22.29"
(566.16mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/