Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1918 1903
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1919 1899
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1918 1915
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
16.94"
(430.28mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1919 1905
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Ties: 1900, 2017
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1919 1905
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1919 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
40.66"
(1,032.76mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
46.80"
(1,188.72mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1919 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Ties: 1955
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
71.56"
(1,817.62mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
96.32"
(2,446.53mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1920 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1984
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
140.04"
(3,557.02mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
6.23"
(158.25mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1920 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2007
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
177.95"
(4,519.93mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1920 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
219.70"
(5,580.38mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/