Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2001 1955
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
18.92"
(480.57mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Ties: 1907
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1951
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
32.57"
(827.28mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
36.35"
(923.29mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
39.24"
(996.70mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
56.44"
(1,433.58mm)
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
-7.63"
(-193.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1999 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
77.49"
(1,968.25mm)
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
-7.64"
(-194.05mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
121.41"
(3,083.81mm)
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
-6.23"
(-158.25mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2005
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
165.68"
(4,208.27mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
-4.46"
(-113.29mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
208.14"
(5,286.76mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/