Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1899 1955
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1979
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1979
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1978
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1985
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-4.03"
(-102.37mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1981
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-5.76"
(-146.30mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1942
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
36.68"
(931.67mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-3.62"
(-91.94mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
70.72"
(1,796.29mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
93.65"
(2,378.71mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1974
Ties: 1946
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
144.71"
(3,675.63mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
10.90"
(276.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
188.54"
(4,788.92mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
10.04"
(255.02mm)
81st Driest Driest to Date 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2012
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
229.63"
(5,832.60mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
62nd Driest Driest to Date 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/