Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1935 1984
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1937 1968
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1955
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
8.42"
(213.86mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1937 1949
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
8.69"
(220.73mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
28.99"
(736.35mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
6.33"
(160.79mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1901
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
31.25"
(793.75mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1984
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
35.69"
(906.53mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
6.18"
(156.98mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
39.05"
(991.87mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
7.44"
(188.98mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1984
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
49.46"
(1,256.28mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
8.58"
(217.93mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2006
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
9.23"
(234.45mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
77.88"
(1,978.15mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1984
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
101.90"
(2,588.26mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
12.69"
(322.33mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
147.93"
(3,757.42mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
14.08"
(357.63mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2008
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
192.11"
(4,879.59mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
13.64"
(346.45mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2009
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
238.67"
(6,062.22mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/