Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1899
1-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2005
Sep–Oct 1899
2-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1914
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2005
Aug–Oct 1899
3-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1897 1940
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1955
Jul–Oct 1899
4-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 1968
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1955
Jun–Oct 1899
5-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1938
May–Oct 1899
6-Month
19.55"
(496.57mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1964
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1938
Apr–Oct 1899
7-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1964
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Mar–Oct 1899
8-Month
28.44"
(722.38mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Feb–Oct 1899
9-Month
32.75"
(831.85mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1895 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Jan–Oct 1899
10-Month
36.60"
(929.64mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1895 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Dec 1898–Oct 1899
11-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Nov 1898–Oct 1899
12-Month
45.67"
(1,160.02mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
May 1898–Oct 1899
18-Month
73.97"
(1,878.84mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Ties: 1989
Nov 1897–Oct 1899
24-Month
102.62"
(2,606.55mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
13.36"
(339.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Nov 1896–Oct 1899
36-Month
145.48"
(3,695.19mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
90th Driest Driest to Date 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Nov 1895–Oct 1899
48-Month
191.48"
(4,863.59mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
86th Driest Driest to Date 1966
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/