Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1970
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1958
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1948
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-6.61"
(-167.89mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-8.40"
(-213.36mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1948, 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Ties: 1985
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
25.41"
(645.41mm)
-7.04"
(-178.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
29.16"
(740.66mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
32.56"
(827.02mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
30.83"
(783.08mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
33.91"
(861.31mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
37.64"
(956.06mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
58.39"
(1,483.11mm)
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
74.45"
(1,891.03mm)
84.00"
(2,133.60mm)
-9.55"
(-242.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2007
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
-6.19"
(-157.23mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
161.53"
(4,102.86mm)
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1968
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
204.86"
(5,203.44mm)
209.88"
(5,330.95mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/