Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2018
1-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Mar–Apr 2018
2-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1915
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Feb–Apr 2018
3-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2017 2006
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–Apr 2018
4-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
13.50"
(342.90mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Dec 2017–Apr 2018
5-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1937
Nov 2017–Apr 2018
6-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2017 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Ties: 1954
Oct 2017–Apr 2018
7-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Ties: 1905
Sep 2017–Apr 2018
8-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2017–Apr 2018
9-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul 2017–Apr 2018
10-Month
35.70"
(906.78mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2017–Apr 2018
11-Month
37.81"
(960.37mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Ties: 1971
May 2017–Apr 2018
12-Month
43.66"
(1,108.96mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Nov 2016–Apr 2018
18-Month
59.08"
(1,500.63mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2004
May 2016–Apr 2018
24-Month
85.59"
(2,173.99mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2015–Apr 2018
36-Month
129.68"
(3,293.87mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2021
May 2014–Apr 2018
48-Month
172.65"
(4,385.31mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2009 1968
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2021
May 2013–Apr 2018
60-Month
222.20"
(5,643.88mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/