Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1896 1955
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1979
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1981
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1979
Ties: 1967
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1900 1981
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1978
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1900 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-5.02"
(-127.50mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
37.98"
(964.69mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
63.24"
(1,606.30mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2006
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
86.29"
(2,191.77mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1974
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
138.95"
(3,529.33mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2011
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
190.01"
(4,826.25mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
233.84"
(5,939.54mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

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