Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1953 1911
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Ties: 1902
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1900
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1900
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1948 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
33.46"
(849.88mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
58.97"
(1,497.84mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
92.03"
(2,337.56mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
136.64"
(3,470.66mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
12.69"
(322.32mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
227.20"
(5,770.88mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1954 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/