Weather information is available from the Office of State Climatologist at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Rain. Average annual rainfall: 40.76 inches. Peaks in July and August when thunderstorms average once every five days.
Snow. Average seasonal snowfall: 20.6 inches. Ranges from 10 inches on the lower Eastern Shore to 110 inches in Garrett County.
Temperature. Average annual temperature: 55.1 degrees Fahrenheit. High temperatures occur in July, the warmest month, averaging in the mid to upper 80s. Low temperatures in January, the coldest month, average in the low to mid 20s.
July 18, 2000
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