Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1900 1984
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1955
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1900 1968
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1955
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1949
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1938
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1900 1964
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Ties: 1975
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
31.32"
(795.53mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
8.66"
(219.97mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1979
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
36.80"
(934.72mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
42.43"
(1,077.72mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
46.14"
(1,171.96mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
49.45"
(1,256.03mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
70.15"
(1,781.81mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
93.36"
(2,371.34mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
141.32"
(3,589.53mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
79th Driest Driest to Date 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2008
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
191.41"
(4,861.81mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
12.94"
(328.67mm)
88th Driest Driest to Date 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
241.88"
(6,143.75mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/