Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2009
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
23.57"
(598.68mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2010
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
36.90"
(937.26mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1997
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
31.57"
(801.88mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
45.76"
(1,162.30mm)
35.29"
(896.37mm)
10.47"
(265.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
47.87"
(1,215.90mm)
38.76"
(984.50mm)
9.11"
(231.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
50.23"
(1,275.84mm)
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
70.78"
(1,797.81mm)
61.66"
(1,566.16mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
94.86"
(2,409.44mm)
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
9.84"
(249.93mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
135.80"
(3,449.32mm)
127.59"
(3,240.79mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2005
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
173.14"
(4,397.76mm)
170.12"
(4,321.05mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
213.98"
(5,435.09mm)
212.47"
(5,396.74mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/