Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2005
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Ties: 1935
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1900
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1900
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
-6.74"
(-171.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1911 1905
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
-7.61"
(-193.30mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
-7.81"
(-198.38mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
26.28"
(667.51mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
-8.20"
(-208.28mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
-8.14"
(-206.75mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-9.08"
(-230.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1955
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
51.44"
(1,306.58mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
-10.25"
(-260.35mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1911 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
69.39"
(1,762.51mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
-14.58"
(-370.33mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
124.95"
(3,173.73mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
169.56"
(4,306.82mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
213.53"
(5,423.66mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/