Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2002
1-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Mar–Apr 2002
2-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2001 1915
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Feb–Apr 2002
3-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1995 2006
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan–Apr 2002
4-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
13.51"
(343.15mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2001–Apr 2002
5-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1937
Ties: 1967
Nov 2001–Apr 2002
6-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Oct 2001–Apr 2002
7-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Sep 2001–Apr 2002
8-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
-9.43"
(-239.52mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Apr 2002
9-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
-9.49"
(-241.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–Apr 2002
10-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
-9.17"
(-232.92mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–Apr 2002
11-Month
30.47"
(773.94mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
-8.36"
(-212.34mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2001–Apr 2002
12-Month
34.91"
(886.71mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
-7.64"
(-194.06mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2000–Apr 2002
18-Month
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
-10.56"
(-268.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
May 2000–Apr 2002
24-Month
76.11"
(1,933.19mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
-8.95"
(-227.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 1999–Apr 2002
36-Month
119.75"
(3,041.65mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
-7.91"
(-200.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2005
May 1998–Apr 2002
48-Month
156.05"
(3,963.67mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
-14.16"
(-359.66mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 1968
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 1997–Apr 2002
60-Month
203.67"
(5,173.22mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
-8.91"
(-226.31mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/