Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1994 1963
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1976
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-5.17"
(-131.31mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
-7.13"
(-181.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
39.31"
(998.47mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
41.79"
(1,061.47mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
47.99"
(1,218.95mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
65.46"
(1,662.68mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
87.54"
(2,223.52mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
143.83"
(3,653.28mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
181.84"
(4,618.74mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
11.67"
(296.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
230.64"
(5,858.26mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
17.97"
(456.44mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/