Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1935 1947
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1947
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
10.90"
(276.86mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1935 1947
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Ties: 1897
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1929 1968
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
15.75"
(400.05mm)
18.43"
(468.12mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1929 1895
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1954
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
21.82"
(554.23mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 1895
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1954
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
25.17"
(639.32mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2001
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Ties: 1906
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
30.59"
(776.99mm)
31.27"
(794.26mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1895
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
32.22"
(818.39mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1930 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
38.06"
(966.72mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
36.82"
(935.23mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1921 1905
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
57.02"
(1,448.31mm)
63.83"
(1,621.28mm)
-6.81"
(-172.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1930 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
76.40"
(1,940.56mm)
84.02"
(2,134.11mm)
-7.62"
(-193.55mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
120.93"
(3,071.62mm)
125.99"
(3,200.15mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
165.46"
(4,202.68mm)
167.97"
(4,266.44mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1935 1968
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
215.04"
(5,462.02mm)
209.93"
(5,332.22mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1936 1968
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/