Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1896 1984
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1968
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
5.97"
(151.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1896 1949
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
21.64"
(549.66mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1896 1964
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
30.77"
(781.56mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
36.44"
(925.58mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
39.78"
(1,010.41mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
50.47"
(1,281.94mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
5.81"
(147.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
69.58"
(1,767.33mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1896 1966
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
94.83"
(2,408.68mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1966
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/