Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1955
Ties: 1986
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1933
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
26.95"
(684.53mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2018
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1933
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
39.14"
(994.16mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
43.41"
(1,102.61mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1958
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
47.84"
(1,215.14mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
54.10"
(1,374.14mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1933
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
58.06"
(1,474.72mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
15.46"
(392.68mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
77.71"
(1,973.83mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
11.79"
(299.46mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
86.79"
(2,204.47mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
127.13"
(3,229.10mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2005
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
178.78"
(4,541.01mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
8.64"
(219.45mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
211.52"
(5,372.61mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/