Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1952
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1976
Ties: 1955
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1958 1948
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1917
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1957 2001
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009, 2011
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
23.88"
(606.55mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
27.18"
(690.37mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1976
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
30.67"
(779.02mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Ties: 1988
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
32.29"
(820.17mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1957 1905
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1905
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1943
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
62.83"
(1,595.88mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
88.51"
(2,248.15mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
120.81"
(3,068.57mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2008
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
156.79"
(3,982.47mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-11.12"
(-282.44mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1950 1968
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
-3.03"
(-76.97mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1952 1968
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/