Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1947
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1947
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
10.90"
(276.86mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1947
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2005
Ties: 2018
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
18.43"
(468.12mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1895
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1954
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
21.82"
(554.23mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1895
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1954
Ties: 1902
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
25.17"
(639.32mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2005
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
36.20"
(919.48mm)
31.27"
(794.26mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1895
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
38.21"
(970.53mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2005
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
38.06"
(966.72mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
44.24"
(1,123.70mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
63.92"
(1,623.57mm)
63.83"
(1,621.28mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
82.55"
(2,096.77mm)
84.02"
(2,134.11mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Ties: 1934
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
131.41"
(3,337.81mm)
125.99"
(3,200.15mm)
5.42"
(137.66mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
177.27"
(4,502.66mm)
167.97"
(4,266.44mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2008
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
212.00"
(5,384.80mm)
209.93"
(5,332.22mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/