Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2006
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Ties: 1897
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
17.23"
(437.64mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
20.52"
(521.21mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
23.51"
(597.15mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
26.64"
(676.66mm)
8.33"
(211.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
37.44"
(950.98mm)
30.19"
(766.83mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
43.23"
(1,098.04mm)
38.72"
(983.49mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
54.01"
(1,371.85mm)
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
76.51"
(1,943.35mm)
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
13.47"
(342.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
105.44"
(2,678.18mm)
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
149.89"
(3,807.21mm)
127.65"
(3,242.31mm)
22.24"
(564.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
195.00"
(4,953.00mm)
170.18"
(4,322.57mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
228.42"
(5,801.87mm)
212.57"
(5,399.28mm)
15.85"
(402.59mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/