Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1955 1970
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1979
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1958
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1948 1948
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1948 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1948, 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
20.88"
(530.35mm)
25.41"
(645.41mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1948 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
29.16"
(740.66mm)
-5.27"
(-133.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
32.56"
(827.02mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
-6.64"
(-168.66mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
39.02"
(991.11mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1953 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
69.36"
(1,761.74mm)
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Ties: 1928
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
96.33"
(2,446.78mm)
84.00"
(2,133.60mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
142.02"
(3,607.31mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
180.84"
(4,593.34mm)
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1968
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
231.32"
(5,875.53mm)
209.88"
(5,330.95mm)
21.44"
(544.58mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1954 1969
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/