Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Ties: 1945
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Ties: 1945
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
4.79"
(121.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
9.28"
(235.71mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1944
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
6.88"
(174.76mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1984
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1984
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
36.15"
(918.21mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
38.23"
(971.04mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
40.68"
(1,033.27mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1975 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1975 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1955
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
66.63"
(1,692.40mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
95.47"
(2,424.94mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
141.37"
(3,590.80mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
15.45"
(392.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
189.44"
(4,811.78mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
21.52"
(546.61mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
226.59"
(5,755.39mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
16.73"
(424.95mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1975 1969
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/