Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1901
1-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2005
Sep–Oct 1901
2-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1914
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2005
Aug–Oct 1901
3-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1900 1940
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1955
Jul–Oct 1901
4-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1968
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1955
Jun–Oct 1901
5-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1938
May–Oct 1901
6-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1964
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1938
Apr–Oct 1901
7-Month
31.63"
(803.40mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1900 1964
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Mar–Oct 1901
8-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Oct 1901
9-Month
38.74"
(984.00mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Jan–Oct 1901
10-Month
40.65"
(1,032.51mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Dec 1900–Oct 1901
11-Month
43.37"
(1,101.60mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Nov 1900–Oct 1901
12-Month
49.00"
(1,244.60mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
May 1900–Oct 1901
18-Month
69.09"
(1,754.89mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1965
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Nov 1899–Oct 1901
24-Month
92.28"
(2,343.91mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2009
Nov 1898–Oct 1901
36-Month
137.95"
(3,503.93mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
71st Driest Driest to Date 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2011
Nov 1897–Oct 1901
48-Month
194.90"
(4,950.46mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 1896–Oct 1901
60-Month
237.76"
(6,039.10mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
14.62"
(371.34mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/