Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1991
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1976
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1948
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1917
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2006
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009, 2011
Ties: 1934
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
23.88"
(606.55mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
27.18"
(690.37mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1976
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
33.64"
(854.46mm)
30.68"
(779.27mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1969 1905
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Ties: 1900
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
42.28"
(1,073.91mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 1905
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
47.60"
(1,209.04mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
67.86"
(1,723.64mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
4.77"
(121.15mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
91.51"
(2,324.35mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
7.54"
(191.51mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
129.49"
(3,289.05mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2008
Ties: 1980
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
170.29"
(4,325.37mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2009
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
206.12"
(5,235.45mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/