Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1977 1970
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1944
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1948
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
27.49"
(698.25mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
9.36"
(237.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
10.46"
(265.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1948, 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
34.12"
(866.65mm)
25.41"
(645.41mm)
8.71"
(221.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
40.92"
(1,039.37mm)
29.16"
(740.66mm)
11.76"
(298.71mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
32.56"
(827.02mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
45.35"
(1,151.89mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2006
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
49.60"
(1,259.84mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
52.48"
(1,332.99mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2006
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
76.59"
(1,945.39mm)
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
13.01"
(330.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
102.47"
(2,602.74mm)
84.00"
(2,133.60mm)
18.47"
(469.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
144.87"
(3,679.70mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2008
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
188.24"
(4,781.30mm)
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
20.29"
(515.37mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1975 1968
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
241.03"
(6,122.16mm)
209.88"
(5,330.95mm)
31.15"
(791.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1969
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/