Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2005
Ties: 1987
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1900
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1944
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1900
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1980 1905
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
36.73"
(932.94mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
39.60"
(1,005.84mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
53.93"
(1,369.82mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
-7.76"
(-197.11mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
76.21"
(1,935.73mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
-7.76"
(-197.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
121.08"
(3,075.43mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
171.68"
(4,360.67mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
217.58"
(5,526.53mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/