Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1897
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2005
Sep–Oct 1897
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1914
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2005
Aug–Oct 1897
3-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1940
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1955
Jul–Oct 1897
4-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
77th Driest Driest to Date 1968
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1955
Jun–Oct 1897
5-Month
20.29"
(515.37mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
May–Oct 1897
6-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1896 1964
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
Apr–Oct 1897
7-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1896 1964
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–Oct 1897
8-Month
31.32"
(795.53mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Oct 1897
9-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1895 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Ties: 1961
Jan–Oct 1897
10-Month
37.59"
(954.79mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1896–Oct 1897
11-Month
39.52"
(1,003.81mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Nov 1896–Oct 1897
12-Month
42.86"
(1,088.64mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
May 1896–Oct 1897
18-Month
65.17"
(1,655.32mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2006
Nov 1895–Oct 1897
24-Month
88.86"
(2,257.04mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 1966
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/