Climate at a Glance

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1968 1948
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1917
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009, 2011
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
23.88"
(606.55mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 1941
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
27.18"
(690.37mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
30.68"
(779.27mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1975 1944
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1975 1905
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1984
Ties: 1903
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
40.40"
(1,026.16mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1975 1905
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Ties: 1922
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
45.89"
(1,165.61mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
68.00"
(1,727.20mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
89.14"
(2,264.16mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2007
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
143.01"
(3,632.45mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
17.06"
(433.32mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2008
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
179.68"
(4,563.87mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
11.77"
(298.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
228.94"
(5,815.08mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
19.05"
(483.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1975 1968
16th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/