Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2022
1-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2021 1964
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Apr–May 2022
2-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2021 1963
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Mar–May 2022
3-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2021 1986
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Ties: 2019
Feb–May 2022
4-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2021 2006
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Jan–May 2022
5-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2021 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Dec 2021–May 2022
6-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2013 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1984
Nov 2021–May 2022
7-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Oct 2021–May 2022
8-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1984
Sep 2021–May 2022
9-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Aug 2021–May 2022
10-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Jul 2021–May 2022
11-Month
40.08"
(1,018.03mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Jun 2021–May 2022
12-Month
43.87"
(1,114.30mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Dec 2020–May 2022
18-Month
65.27"
(1,657.86mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
Jun 2020–May 2022
24-Month
95.61"
(2,428.49mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
10.56"
(268.22mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2021 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jun 2019–May 2022
36-Month
136.23"
(3,460.24mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
8.58"
(217.93mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2021
Jun 2018–May 2022
48-Month
198.75"
(5,048.25mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
28.57"
(725.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2021
Jun 2017–May 2022
60-Month
244.17"
(6,201.92mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
31.60"
(802.64mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2021 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/