Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1973
Ties: 1960
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1935 1917
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1937 1908
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2005
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1935 2001
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
31.28"
(794.51mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2018
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
38.76"
(984.50mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
12.39"
(314.70mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1949
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
12.66"
(321.57mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
45.66"
(1,159.76mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
11.80"
(299.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
48.09"
(1,221.49mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
50.35"
(1,278.89mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
54.79"
(1,391.67mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
80.10"
(2,034.54mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
103.94"
(2,640.08mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
194.23"
(4,933.44mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
239.40"
(6,080.76mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
16.28"
(413.51mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/