Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1970
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1944
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1958
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1948
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Ties: 1955
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1948, 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
25.41"
(645.41mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
29.16"
(740.66mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
32.56"
(827.02mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
32.81"
(833.37mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
36.92"
(937.77mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
69.01"
(1,752.85mm)
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
89.40"
(2,270.76mm)
84.00"
(2,133.60mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1976 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
139.39"
(3,540.51mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
13.44"
(341.38mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2008
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
181.79"
(4,617.47mm)
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
13.84"
(351.54mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1973 1968
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2009
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
225.16"
(5,719.06mm)
209.88"
(5,330.95mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/