Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Ties: 1958
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 1911
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2005
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1900
Ties: 1928
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
19.55"
(496.57mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1900
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1984
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
33.28"
(845.31mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1967 1985
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
36.90"
(937.26mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
58.40"
(1,483.36mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
79.23"
(2,012.44mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
128.56"
(3,265.42mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
168.86"
(4,289.04mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
211.06"
(5,360.92mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/