Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1903
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-4.13"
(-104.91mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1899
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1896 1915
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1905
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1898 1905
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
37.58"
(954.53mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1898 1965
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
48.64"
(1,235.46mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
7.66"
(194.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
51.43"
(1,306.32mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Ties: 1928
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
77.86"
(1,977.64mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
11.14"
(282.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
104.88"
(2,663.95mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
147.26"
(3,740.40mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
13.45"
(341.63mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
192.75"
(4,895.85mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 1966
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/