Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1955
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1998 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1933
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1955
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1999 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1925
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1999 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1999 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1933
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-6.06"
(-153.93mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1958
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
-10.51"
(-266.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1958
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
-12.72"
(-323.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1933
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-13.87"
(-352.30mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
53.62"
(1,361.95mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
-12.30"
(-312.42mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
-16.00"
(-406.40mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
120.72"
(3,066.29mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-6.93"
(-176.02mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2005
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
153.46"
(3,897.88mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
-16.68"
(-423.68mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
203.19"
(5,161.03mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
-9.40"
(-238.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/