Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2018
Ties: 2009
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1986
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2015 2006
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Ties: 1923
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
31.63"
(803.40mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
34.24"
(869.70mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
38.17"
(969.52mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
47.56"
(1,208.02mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
67.26"
(1,708.40mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
87.81"
(2,230.37mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
139.34"
(3,539.24mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2021
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
182.23"
(4,628.64mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
12.05"
(306.07mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2021
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
228.38"
(5,800.85mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
15.81"
(401.57mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/