Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1902
Ties: 1984
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1900
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1900
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
16.82"
(427.23mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1984
Ties: 2006
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1948
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
25.27"
(641.86mm)
24.23"
(615.44mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1975 1948
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
27.74"
(704.60mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1975 1948
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1955
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1975 1948
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1955
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
35.26"
(895.60mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1975 1948
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1955
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
36.45"
(925.83mm)
38.66"
(981.96mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1967 1915
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1955
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
65.67"
(1,668.02mm)
62.55"
(1,588.77mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1976 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
89.02"
(2,261.11mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1976 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1937
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
139.43"
(3,541.52mm)
125.88"
(3,197.35mm)
13.55"
(344.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2008
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
183.30"
(4,655.82mm)
167.88"
(4,264.15mm)
15.42"
(391.67mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2009
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
225.61"
(5,730.49mm)
209.77"
(5,328.16mm)
15.84"
(402.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1976 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/