Climate at a Glance

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-5.51"
(-139.96mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1978
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
25.84"
(656.34mm)
-6.39"
(-162.31mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
29.24"
(742.70mm)
-7.33"
(-186.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1914 2001
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
32.58"
(827.53mm)
-7.56"
(-192.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
35.90"
(911.86mm)
-7.83"
(-198.88mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
38.68"
(982.47mm)
-9.55"
(-242.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2001
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
35.99"
(914.15mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-5.99"
(-152.14mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
63.25"
(1,606.55mm)
64.10"
(1,628.14mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1975 2001
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
84.88"
(2,155.95mm)
84.04"
(2,134.62mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
135.92"
(3,452.37mm)
125.98"
(3,199.89mm)
9.94"
(252.48mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1976 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2007
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
177.31"
(4,503.67mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
220.25"
(5,594.35mm)
209.92"
(5,331.97mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/