Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2017
1-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1976
Ties: 1910
Sep–Oct 2017
2-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1999
Ties: 1919
Aug–Oct 2017
3-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jul–Oct 2017
4-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2018
Jun–Oct 2017
5-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
May–Oct 2017
6-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Apr–Oct 2017
7-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Mar–Oct 2017
8-Month
34.04"
(864.62mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Feb–Oct 2017
9-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jan–Oct 2017
10-Month
38.30"
(972.82mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Dec 2016–Oct 2017
11-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1979
Nov 2016–Oct 2017
12-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2003
May 2016–Oct 2017
18-Month
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2017
24-Month
87.15"
(2,213.61mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2004
Nov 2014–Oct 2017
36-Month
133.44"
(3,389.38mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2005
Nov 2013–Oct 2017
48-Month
179.39"
(4,556.51mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2021
Nov 2012–Oct 2017
60-Month
222.23"
(5,644.64mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/