Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1992 1943
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Ties: 1904, 1989
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1992 1947
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1997 1978
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
25.84"
(656.34mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
29.19"
(741.43mm)
29.24"
(742.70mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
32.28"
(819.91mm)
32.58"
(827.53mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
35.90"
(911.86mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Ties: 1975
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
39.85"
(1,012.19mm)
38.68"
(982.47mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
45.24"
(1,149.10mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
64.46"
(1,637.28mm)
64.10"
(1,628.14mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
84.75"
(2,152.65mm)
84.04"
(2,134.62mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
136.14"
(3,457.96mm)
125.98"
(3,199.89mm)
10.16"
(258.07mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2007
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
178.86"
(4,543.04mm)
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2008
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
220.54"
(5,601.72mm)
209.92"
(5,331.97mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1968
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/