Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2003
1-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2001 1985
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Mar–Apr 2003
2-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2001 1915
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Ties: 1982
Feb–Apr 2003
3-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 2006
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan–Apr 2003
4-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
13.50"
(342.90mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Dec 2002–Apr 2003
5-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1937
Nov 2002–Apr 2003
6-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2002–Apr 2003
7-Month
30.25"
(768.35mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Sep 2002–Apr 2003
8-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 2002–Apr 2003
9-Month
37.16"
(943.86mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2002–Apr 2003
10-Month
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2002–Apr 2003
11-Month
42.61"
(1,082.29mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May 2002–Apr 2003
12-Month
45.91"
(1,166.11mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 2001–Apr 2003
18-Month
59.62"
(1,514.35mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
Ties: 1898
May 2001–Apr 2003
24-Month
80.82"
(2,052.83mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2000–Apr 2003
36-Month
122.02"
(3,099.31mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
-5.64"
(-143.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2005
Ties: 1944
May 1999–Apr 2003
48-Month
165.66"
(4,207.76mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1968
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 1998–Apr 2003
60-Month
201.96"
(5,129.78mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
-10.62"
(-269.75mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/