Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1921 1914
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1929 1968
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-5.72"
(-145.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1929 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1929 1964
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 1964
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
37.32"
(947.93mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1930 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
56.55"
(1,436.37mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-10.16"
(-258.06mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1930 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
79.12"
(2,009.65mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-10.14"
(-257.55mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
136.32"
(3,462.53mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
185.57"
(4,713.48mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
233.96"
(5,942.58mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
10.82"
(274.82mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/