Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1915 1903
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1984
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1915 1899
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1901
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1983
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1983
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1984
Ties: 1977
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1915 1905
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1984
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
28.43"
(722.12mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1915 1905
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1984
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1984
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
36.92"
(937.77mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1985
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 1993
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
46.85"
(1,189.99mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
65.84"
(1,672.34mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1984
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-8.87"
(-225.30mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1984
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
120.77"
(3,067.56mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-13.04"
(-331.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2007
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
160.58"
(4,078.73mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-17.93"
(-455.42mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1913 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
210.27"
(5,340.86mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-12.80"
(-325.12mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/