Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1999
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
13.51"
(343.15mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1937
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
21.48"
(545.59mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
27.90"
(708.66mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
32.20"
(817.88mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
40.37"
(1,025.40mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
44.25"
(1,123.95mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
46.47"
(1,180.34mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
53.11"
(1,348.99mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
10.56"
(268.22mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
73.63"
(1,870.20mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
93.71"
(2,380.23mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
138.20"
(3,510.28mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2021
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
174.44"
(4,430.78mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
4.23"
(107.45mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
215.55"
(5,474.97mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/