Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2018
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1930 2006
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1930 1969
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Ties: 1988
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
39.10"
(993.14mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1899
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
72.55"
(1,842.77mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
91.17"
(2,315.72mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
141.70"
(3,599.18mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2021
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
187.65"
(4,766.31mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
17.47"
(443.74mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2021
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
233.06"
(5,919.72mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
20.49"
(520.44mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/