Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1955
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1933
Ties: 1926
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1955
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
4.77"
(121.15mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 2000
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1933
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
37.10"
(942.34mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
41.43"
(1,052.32mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
44.26"
(1,124.20mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1933
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
45.93"
(1,166.62mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2003
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
70.01"
(1,778.25mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
87.97"
(2,234.44mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2004
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
127.36"
(3,234.94mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2005
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
162.66"
(4,131.56mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
-7.48"
(-190.00mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
208.95"
(5,307.33mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1937
Ties: 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/