Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1970
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1979
Ties: 1986
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1958
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1995 1940
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1984
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1948
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1993 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1948, 1985
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
24.61"
(625.09mm)
25.41"
(645.41mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
27.89"
(708.41mm)
29.16"
(740.66mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
32.56"
(827.02mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1993 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Ties: 1961
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
38.15"
(969.01mm)
39.21"
(995.93mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1993 2002
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1993 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
63.80"
(1,620.52mm)
63.58"
(1,614.93mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2007
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
91.50"
(2,324.10mm)
84.00"
(2,133.60mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2007
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
134.57"
(3,418.08mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2008
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
176.06"
(4,471.92mm)
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1968
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
222.02"
(5,639.31mm)
209.88"
(5,330.95mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/