Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1934 1955
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2006
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1937 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2006
Ties: 1935
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
27.76"
(705.10mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1937 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1937 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
34.33"
(871.98mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
46.63"
(1,184.40mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
48.79"
(1,239.27mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
4.18"
(106.18mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2006
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
98.24"
(2,495.30mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1974
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
138.22"
(3,510.79mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
185.51"
(4,711.95mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
235.55"
(5,982.97mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/