Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1973 2006
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1994
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 2006
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1994
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 2009
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
13.31"
(338.07mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
16.29"
(413.77mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
19.43"
(493.52mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Ties: 1926
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
23.01"
(584.45mm)
22.98"
(583.69mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
27.35"
(694.69mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
30.86"
(783.84mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
35.35"
(897.89mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
38.47"
(977.14mm)
39.07"
(992.38mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
44.17"
(1,121.92mm)
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
69.52"
(1,765.81mm)
61.95"
(1,573.53mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
98.12"
(2,492.25mm)
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
148.74"
(3,778.00mm)
127.61"
(3,241.29mm)
21.13"
(536.71mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
191.90"
(4,874.26mm)
170.17"
(4,322.32mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
234.30"
(5,951.22mm)
212.51"
(5,397.75mm)
21.79"
(553.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/