Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1902
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1900
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 2004
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1900
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1900
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
16.82"
(427.23mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
20.53"
(521.46mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1948
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
24.23"
(615.44mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1948
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
28.06"
(712.72mm)
27.73"
(704.34mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1948
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1948
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1955
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
33.82"
(859.03mm)
35.26"
(895.60mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1948
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
37.31"
(947.67mm)
38.66"
(981.96mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 1915
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Ties: 1947
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
60.58"
(1,538.73mm)
62.55"
(1,588.77mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
81.69"
(2,074.93mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
129.48"
(3,288.79mm)
125.88"
(3,197.35mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2008
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
169.42"
(4,303.27mm)
167.88"
(4,264.15mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
212.51"
(5,397.75mm)
209.77"
(5,328.16mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/