Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
6.22"
(157.98mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
37.16"
(943.86mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
6.97"
(177.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
45.33"
(1,151.38mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
49.21"
(1,249.93mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
10.49"
(266.44mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
51.43"
(1,306.32mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
8.87"
(225.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
74.26"
(1,886.20mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
11.22"
(284.98mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
95.88"
(2,435.35mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
10.83"
(275.08mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
13.34"
(338.84mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2005
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
174.41"
(4,430.01mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
215.99"
(5,486.15mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/