Average Precipitation for Maine in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Maine.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month along with information on the number of days with wet weather. The count of days includes those when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for Maine's Coast, Central Maine and Northern Maine.

Maine Coast

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Acadia National Park 4.6 118
9 Belfast 4.2 107
13 Brunswick 4.5 115
13 Eastport 3.8 96
11 Ellsworth 4.1 104
13 Jonesboro 4.4 111
13 Kennebunkport 4.5 114
14 Newcastle 4.1 105
13 Port Clyde 3.8 96
13 Portland 4.0 102

Central Maine

May averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Augusta 3.7 94
13 Bangor 3.6 92
13 Dover-Foxcroft 3.6 91
14 Flagstaff Lake, Long Falls Dam 3.4 86
11 Grand Lake Stream 3.6 91
12 Lewiston 3.7 94
15 Lower Richardson Lake, Middle Dam 3.5 88
15 Rangeley 3.5 88
12 Waterville 3.8 96

Northern Maine

Average amount of rain and snow in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Chesuncook Lake, Ripogenus Dam 4.8 122
14 Fort Kent 3.3 83
13 Millinocket 3.8 98
14 Moosehead Lake, Brassua Dam 3.8 95
13 Presque Isle 3.4 85
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Maine Precipitation
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