Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1969
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1972
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
6.83"
(173.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
37.20"
(944.88mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
39.31"
(998.47mm)
32.57"
(827.28mm)
6.74"
(171.19mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
36.35"
(923.29mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
46.83"
(1,189.48mm)
39.24"
(996.70mm)
7.59"
(192.78mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
49.84"
(1,265.94mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
70.54"
(1,791.72mm)
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
90.44"
(2,297.18mm)
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
5.31"
(134.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
131.27"
(3,334.26mm)
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2005
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
167.76"
(4,261.10mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
209.28"
(5,315.71mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/