Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1915
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
13.51"
(343.15mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
7.46"
(189.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
7.06"
(179.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
36.24"
(920.50mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
5.41"
(137.42mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
39.31"
(998.47mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
11.26"
(286.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
55.05"
(1,398.27mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
76.53"
(1,943.86mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
108.16"
(2,747.26mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
148.76"
(3,778.50mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
193.25"
(4,908.55mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
229.49"
(5,829.05mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
16.91"
(429.52mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/