Climate at a Glance

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1947
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1978
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
25.84"
(656.34mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
38.00"
(965.20mm)
29.24"
(742.70mm)
8.76"
(222.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
43.79"
(1,112.27mm)
32.58"
(827.53mm)
11.21"
(284.74mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
46.70"
(1,186.18mm)
35.90"
(911.86mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
38.68"
(982.47mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
53.42"
(1,356.87mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
79.30"
(2,014.22mm)
64.10"
(1,628.14mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2006
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
102.04"
(2,591.82mm)
84.04"
(2,134.62mm)
18.00"
(457.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2006
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
139.66"
(3,547.36mm)
125.98"
(3,199.89mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
180.44"
(4,583.18mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
12.51"
(317.76mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2008
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
230.10"
(5,844.54mm)
209.92"
(5,331.97mm)
20.18"
(512.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/