Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1916 1903
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1984
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1915 1899
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1901
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Ties: 2013
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1915 1905
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-5.41"
(-137.42mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1915 1905
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1915 1985
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
64.61"
(1,641.09mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
88.60"
(2,250.44mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1984
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
122.06"
(3,100.32mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-11.75"
(-298.45mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2007
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
162.52"
(4,128.01mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-15.99"
(-406.14mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
202.33"
(5,139.18mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-20.74"
(-526.80mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/