Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1933
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
3.03"
(76.97mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1955
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2018
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2018
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1933
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
29.36"
(745.74mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
3.07"
(77.97mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2018
Ties: 1905
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2018
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
35.71"
(907.03mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1958
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
36.71"
(932.43mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1958
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2012 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1933
Ties: 1946
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2003
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
67.12"
(1,704.85mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
88.92"
(2,258.57mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2004
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
133.66"
(3,394.96mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2005
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
180.18"
(4,576.57mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
10.04"
(255.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2006
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
227.99"
(5,790.95mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
15.40"
(391.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
24th 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 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/