Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 2009
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2003
Ties: 1949, 1988
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
12.52"
(318.01mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1976
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
23.57"
(598.68mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
31.57"
(801.88mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
46.24"
(1,174.50mm)
35.29"
(896.37mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
50.84"
(1,291.34mm)
38.76"
(984.50mm)
12.08"
(306.84mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
53.59"
(1,361.19mm)
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
11.08"
(281.44mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
78.44"
(1,992.38mm)
61.66"
(1,566.16mm)
16.78"
(426.22mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
103.82"
(2,637.03mm)
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
18.80"
(477.52mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
148.45"
(3,770.63mm)
127.59"
(3,240.79mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
189.39"
(4,810.51mm)
170.12"
(4,321.05mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
226.73"
(5,758.94mm)
212.47"
(5,396.74mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
23rd 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 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/