Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 1915
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1902
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1905
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1900
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1927 2004
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1900
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1938 1989
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1900
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
16.82"
(427.23mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1905
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1948
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
24.23"
(615.44mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1948
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 1948
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Ties: 1905
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1931 1948
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
35.26"
(895.60mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1948
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
38.66"
(981.96mm)
-6.34"
(-161.03mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1924 1915
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
36.27"
(921.26mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
54.35"
(1,380.49mm)
62.55"
(1,588.77mm)
-8.20"
(-208.28mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
80.54"
(2,045.72mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
123.26"
(3,130.80mm)
125.88"
(3,197.35mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1933 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
167.06"
(4,243.32mm)
167.88"
(4,264.15mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
212.28"
(5,391.91mm)
209.77"
(5,328.16mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/