Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1933
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1933
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
37.44"
(950.98mm)
29.65"
(753.11mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
32.93"
(836.42mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
43.01"
(1,092.45mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
49.43"
(1,255.52mm)
39.05"
(991.87mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1933
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
53.73"
(1,364.74mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
79.11"
(2,009.39mm)
65.92"
(1,674.37mm)
13.19"
(335.02mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
99.66"
(2,531.36mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
14.59"
(370.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2004
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
141.70"
(3,599.18mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
181.09"
(4,599.69mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
216.39"
(5,496.31mm)
212.59"
(5,399.79mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/