Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1955
Ties: 1957
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1933
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1955
Ties: 2005
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1933
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
33.21"
(843.53mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1958
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1958
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
39.54"
(1,004.32mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1933
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2012 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2003
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
69.68"
(1,769.87mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
88.14"
(2,238.76mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2004
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
134.66"
(3,420.36mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
182.47"
(4,634.74mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2006
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
225.46"
(5,726.68mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
12.87"
(326.89mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2012 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/