Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1911 1903
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1899
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Ties: 1962
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1915
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1905
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1905
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1984
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
39.74"
(1,009.40mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
48.70"
(1,236.98mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
56.18"
(1,426.97mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
11.58"
(294.13mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
75.57"
(1,919.48mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
102.10"
(2,593.34mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
149.10"
(3,787.14mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
195.31"
(4,960.87mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
16.80"
(426.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
238.80"
(6,065.52mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
15.73"
(399.54mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 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/