Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Ties: 1943
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
20.69"
(525.53mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
24.84"
(630.94mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
37.99"
(964.95mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
32.41"
(823.21mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
47.55"
(1,207.77mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
50.30"
(1,277.62mm)
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
55.84"
(1,418.34mm)
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
13.30"
(337.82mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
83.32"
(2,116.33mm)
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
20.17"
(512.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
105.69"
(2,684.53mm)
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
20.62"
(523.75mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
147.84"
(3,755.14mm)
127.60"
(3,241.04mm)
20.24"
(514.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
188.23"
(4,781.04mm)
170.16"
(4,322.06mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2007
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
224.09"
(5,691.89mm)
212.54"
(5,398.52mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

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