Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1984
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 1968
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1929 1949
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1929 1964
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1932 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1932 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1932 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Ties: 1932
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
33.34"
(846.84mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-4.02"
(-102.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1932 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
74.73"
(1,898.14mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
99.63"
(2,530.60mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
147.64"
(3,750.06mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
193.67"
(4,919.22mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
237.85"
(6,041.39mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
14.78"
(375.41mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/