Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1976
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1948
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1917
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1895 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2006
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 2001
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2009, 2011
Ties: 1932
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
18.22"
(462.79mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1895 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
23.88"
(606.55mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1895 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
29.78"
(756.41mm)
27.18"
(690.37mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1976
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
30.67"
(779.02mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1944
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
38.74"
(984.00mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1897 1905
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1897 1905
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2006
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
67.78"
(1,721.61mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
88.77"
(2,254.76mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
129.14"
(3,280.16mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
67th Driest Driest to Date 1966
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/