Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maine

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
10.06"
(255.52mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Ties: 1963
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1905
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2015 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1900
Ties: 1917
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
21.38"
(543.05mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1944
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1900
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2015 1905
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
27.27"
(692.66mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
33.36"
(847.34mm)
30.97"
(786.64mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Ties: 2017
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
37.26"
(946.40mm)
34.48"
(875.79mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2006
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2006
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1955
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
65.31"
(1,658.87mm)
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2004 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
91.19"
(2,316.23mm)
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
139.71"
(3,548.63mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
13.79"
(350.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2007
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
186.05"
(4,725.67mm)
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
231.70"
(5,885.18mm)
209.86"
(5,330.44mm)
21.84"
(554.74mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2006 1969
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/