Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1897 1984
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 1968
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1955
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1896 1949
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1938
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1964
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2006
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2006
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
2.63"
(66.81mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1901
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1984
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1897 1957
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
6.94"
(176.27mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
47.01"
(1,194.05mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
47.96"
(1,218.18mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
5.43"
(137.93mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2006
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
78.33"
(1,989.58mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
11.10"
(281.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
100.56"
(2,554.22mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
144.92"
(3,680.97mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
11.07"
(281.18mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/