Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1917
1-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1916 1984
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1955
Jul–Aug 1917
2-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1914 1968
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1955
Ties: 1926
Jun–Aug 1917
3-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1949
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1938
May–Aug 1917
4-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1914 1964
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2006
Ties: 1992
Apr–Aug 1917
5-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2006
Mar–Aug 1917
6-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1915 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1901
Feb–Aug 1917
7-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Jan–Aug 1917
8-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1979
Dec 1916–Aug 1917
9-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1914 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Nov 1916–Aug 1917
10-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1914 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Oct 1916–Aug 1917
11-Month
36.49"
(926.85mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1911 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2006
Sep 1916–Aug 1917
12-Month
40.08"
(1,018.03mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1913 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2006
Mar 1916–Aug 1917
18-Month
65.08"
(1,653.03mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
Ties: 1912
Sep 1915–Aug 1917
24-Month
84.15"
(2,137.41mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2006
Sep 1914–Aug 1917
36-Month
125.15"
(3,178.81mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-8.70"
(-220.98mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2008
Sep 1913–Aug 1917
48-Month
168.11"
(4,269.99mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-10.36"
(-263.15mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2009
Sep 1912–Aug 1917
60-Month
206.96"
(5,256.78mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-16.11"
(-409.20mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/