Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2020 2006
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1994
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2020 2006
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1994
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2020 2009
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1994
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
16.29"
(413.77mm)
3.72"
(94.48mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
24.65"
(626.11mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
37.61"
(955.29mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
10.26"
(260.60mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
10.47"
(265.94mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
35.35"
(897.89mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
48.65"
(1,235.71mm)
39.07"
(992.38mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
53.53"
(1,359.66mm)
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
73.24"
(1,860.30mm)
61.95"
(1,573.53mm)
11.29"
(286.77mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
94.44"
(2,398.78mm)
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
160.09"
(4,066.29mm)
127.61"
(3,241.29mm)
32.48"
(825.00mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
203.22"
(5,161.79mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
33.05"
(839.47mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
244.06"
(6,199.12mm)
212.51"
(5,397.75mm)
31.55"
(801.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/