Climate at a Glance

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1991
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1952
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1976
Ties: 1918
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1948
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1917
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2006
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
24.37"
(619.00mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009, 2011
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
23.88"
(606.55mm)
6.61"
(167.90mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
27.18"
(690.37mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
30.67"
(779.02mm)
9.09"
(230.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
44.41"
(1,128.01mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
9.82"
(249.42mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1984
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
48.40"
(1,229.36mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2006
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
52.44"
(1,331.98mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
76.88"
(1,952.75mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
13.79"
(350.26mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
94.58"
(2,402.33mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
135.18"
(3,433.57mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2008
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
182.78"
(4,642.61mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
226.69"
(5,757.93mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
16.80"
(426.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 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/