Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 1943
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1969
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1939 1908
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1935 2001
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
22.06"
(560.32mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1949
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
37.19"
(944.63mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
41.25"
(1,047.75mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
43.64"
(1,108.46mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
61.00"
(1,549.40mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1931 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
81.68"
(2,074.67mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
-7.59"
(-192.79mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1931 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
136.47"
(3,466.34mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
185.62"
(4,714.75mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
236.80"
(6,014.72mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 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/