Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1951 1964
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1983
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1951 2006
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1983
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
6.31"
(160.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
7.74"
(196.59mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
8.94"
(227.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1984
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
38.29"
(972.57mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
6.06"
(153.93mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
44.01"
(1,117.85mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
51.23"
(1,301.24mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
8.67"
(220.22mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
69.62"
(1,768.35mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
92.77"
(2,356.36mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
131.36"
(3,336.54mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2021
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
182.76"
(4,642.10mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
12.58"
(319.53mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2021
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
228.26"
(5,797.80mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
15.69"
(398.52mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/