Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1963
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1976
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1999
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
11.06"
(280.92mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
21.93"
(557.02mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
26.30"
(668.02mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
30.08"
(764.03mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
34.03"
(864.36mm)
32.97"
(837.44mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
36.98"
(939.29mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
42.50"
(1,079.50mm)
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
49.17"
(1,248.92mm)
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2003
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
76.98"
(1,955.29mm)
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
11.60"
(294.64mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
98.46"
(2,500.88mm)
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
13.34"
(338.83mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2004
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
150.61"
(3,825.49mm)
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
22.93"
(582.42mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
192.51"
(4,889.75mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
22.34"
(567.43mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
230.48"
(5,854.19mm)
212.67"
(5,401.82mm)
17.81"
(452.37mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975

Citing This Page

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