Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1900
Ties: 1984
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
6.92"
(175.76mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1900
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1984
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
35.20"
(894.08mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Ties: 1960
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
39.24"
(996.70mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
42.06"
(1,068.32mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
46.68"
(1,185.67mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
52.60"
(1,336.04mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
72.15"
(1,832.61mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
91.64"
(2,327.66mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2007
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
131.83"
(3,348.48mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Ties: 1970
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
181.16"
(4,601.46mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
13.24"
(336.29mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
221.46"
(5,625.08mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
11.60"
(294.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/