Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1963
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1976
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
27.81"
(706.37mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
43.72"
(1,110.49mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
45.35"
(1,151.89mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
6.69"
(169.93mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
80.92"
(2,055.37mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
15.54"
(394.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
101.44"
(2,576.58mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
143.34"
(3,640.84mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
15.66"
(397.77mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
181.31"
(4,605.27mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
11.14"
(282.95mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
218.87"
(5,559.30mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/