Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1939 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1939 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2005
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1905
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1900
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1944
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1900
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1932 1905
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
32.91"
(835.91mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
36.23"
(920.24mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
57.94"
(1,471.68mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1931 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
82.74"
(2,101.60mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
124.86"
(3,171.44mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1933 1967
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
167.68"
(4,259.07mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
216.03"
(5,487.16mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/