Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1896 1955
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
106th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Ties: 2002
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1978
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2006
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
75th Driest Driest to Date 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2006
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
65th Driest Driest to Date 1985
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
26.18"
(664.97mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
66th Driest Driest to Date 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
31.32"
(795.53mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
38.81"
(985.77mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
43.83"
(1,113.28mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
67.55"
(1,715.77mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
58th Driest Driest to Date 1966
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
84.92"
(2,156.97mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/