Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1958
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1948 1948
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-4.16"
(-105.66mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1965 1985
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1948, 1985
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
25.41"
(645.41mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
29.16"
(740.66mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1965 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
32.56"
(827.02mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1965 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
37.54"
(953.52mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
58.36"
(1,482.34mm)
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
-5.22"
(-132.59mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
79.71"
(2,024.63mm)
84.00"
(2,133.60mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
126.92"
(3,223.77mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2008
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
165.01"
(4,191.25mm)
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1968
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
209.88"
(5,330.95mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010
Ties: 1919

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/