Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1903
1-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1902 1955
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1979
Ties: 1934
Dec 1902–Jan 1903
2-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1979
Nov 1902–Jan 1903
3-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1978
Oct 1902–Jan 1903
4-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2006
Sep 1902–Jan 1903
5-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Aug 1902–Jan 1903
6-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jul 1902–Jan 1903
7-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jun 1902–Jan 1903
8-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1902 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
May 1902–Jan 1903
9-Month
33.48"
(850.39mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Apr 1902–Jan 1903
10-Month
37.40"
(949.96mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Ties: 1943, 2008
Mar 1902–Jan 1903
11-Month
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Feb 1902–Jan 1903
12-Month
47.52"
(1,207.01mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Aug 1901–Jan 1903
18-Month
71.63"
(1,819.40mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2006
Feb 1901–Jan 1903
24-Month
99.15"
(2,518.41mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
9.95"
(252.73mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1902 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1974
Feb 1900–Jan 1903
36-Month
144.45"
(3,669.03mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
10.64"
(270.26mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1902 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2011
Feb 1899–Jan 1903
48-Month
185.44"
(4,710.18mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
69th Driest Driest to Date 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2012
Feb 1898–Jan 1903
60-Month
238.10"
(6,047.74mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1901 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/