Maryland could be on tract to have normal rainfall for the month of July after six consecutive months of below-normal rainfall. As of Friday afternoon, Maryland has received 3.24 inches. Normal for the month is 4.07 inches. Maryland has had 16.62 inches since Jan. 1 with a deficit of 7.27 inches below normal. Dry areas of the state should get some relief with more thunderstorms in the forecast for today and above-normal precipitation predicted for the beginning of August by the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center.