Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1970
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Ties: 1895
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Ties: 1976
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1940
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1948
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2006
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1948, 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
25.41"
(645.41mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
29.16"
(740.66mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
32.56"
(827.02mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
40.53"
(1,029.46mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
7.18"
(182.38mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
50.12"
(1,273.05mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
68.59"
(1,742.19mm)
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2007
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
87.66"
(2,226.56mm)
84.00"
(2,133.60mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2008
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
177.04"
(4,496.82mm)
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
215.13"
(5,464.30mm)
209.88"
(5,330.95mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/