Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1964
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2018
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1963
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 2006
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
7.01"
(178.06mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
10.14"
(257.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
10.55"
(267.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
43.69"
(1,109.73mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
9.13"
(231.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
46.35"
(1,177.29mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
49.14"
(1,248.16mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
6.58"
(167.14mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
65.14"
(1,654.56mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
82.91"
(2,105.91mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
125.28"
(3,182.11mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2005
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
170.66"
(4,334.76mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
203.75"
(5,175.25mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
-8.82"
(-224.03mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1989 1969
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/