Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1984
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1905
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Ties: 2002
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
31.70"
(805.18mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
-6.56"
(-166.62mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
36.26"
(921.00mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1955
Ties: 1922
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
57.88"
(1,470.15mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1942 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
-7.28"
(-184.91mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2007
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
117.24"
(2,977.90mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
-8.68"
(-220.47mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1943 1967
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2007
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
164.99"
(4,190.75mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
205.60"
(5,222.24mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/