Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1935 1984
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Ties: 1944
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1935 1968
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1929 1949
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1938
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1964
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
32.87"
(834.90mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
38.72"
(983.49mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
41.33"
(1,049.78mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1932 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
61.51"
(1,562.35mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-5.72"
(-145.29mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
87.07"
(2,211.58mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1933 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
140.96"
(3,580.38mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
188.97"
(4,799.84mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
11.93"
(303.02mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 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/