Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1952
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1976
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1948
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1917
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009, 2011
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
23.88"
(606.55mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
27.18"
(690.37mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1976
Ties: 1951
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
35.48"
(901.19mm)
30.68"
(779.27mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1944
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1905
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
38.31"
(973.07mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1997 1905
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
65.47"
(1,662.94mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
89.46"
(2,272.28mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2007
Ties: 1938
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
142.49"
(3,619.25mm)
125.95"
(3,199.13mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
179.21"
(4,551.93mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1968
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
15.87"
(403.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1968
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/