Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Ties: 1985
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1911
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
5.12"
(130.04mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1952 1905
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1900
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
6.87"
(174.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1944
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1900
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1952 1905
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1984
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1911
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1984
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1952 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2006
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
37.80"
(960.12mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1955
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
65.26"
(1,657.60mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
90.56"
(2,300.22mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2007
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
140.50"
(3,568.70mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
175.77"
(4,464.56mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
212.07"
(5,386.58mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1952 1969
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/