Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1983
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1945
Ties: 2009
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1945
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
11.76"
(298.70mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1999
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
8.17"
(207.51mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
19.02"
(483.11mm)
7.14"
(181.35mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
31.70"
(805.18mm)
21.91"
(556.51mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
34.72"
(881.89mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
36.35"
(923.29mm)
28.55"
(725.17mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
31.54"
(801.12mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
46.71"
(1,186.43mm)
34.67"
(880.62mm)
12.04"
(305.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
51.01"
(1,295.65mm)
38.22"
(970.79mm)
12.79"
(324.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
59.18"
(1,503.17mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
16.59"
(421.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
81.55"
(2,071.37mm)
64.45"
(1,637.03mm)
17.10"
(434.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
99.55"
(2,528.57mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
14.49"
(368.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
145.19"
(3,687.83mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
17.51"
(444.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
181.71"
(4,615.43mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
11.54"
(293.11mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
222.65"
(5,655.31mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/