Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2005
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 1905
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1900
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1944
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1900
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Ties: 1997
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
37.17"
(944.12mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Ties: 1936, 2008
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
41.77"
(1,060.96mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2006
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
43.80"
(1,112.52mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1955
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
69.59"
(1,767.59mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
96.50"
(2,451.10mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
12.53"
(318.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
144.57"
(3,672.08mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
181.72"
(4,615.69mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
13.80"
(350.52mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
233.42"
(5,928.87mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
23.56"
(598.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1976 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/