Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1903
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-3.08"
(-78.24mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1899
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Ties: 1947
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Ties: 1980
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-5.91"
(-150.12mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
30.57"
(776.48mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
53.53"
(1,359.66mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-13.19"
(-335.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1984
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
72.64"
(1,845.06mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-16.54"
(-420.11mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1984
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
114.84"
(2,916.94mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-18.97"
(-481.83mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
171.02"
(4,343.91mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-7.49"
(-190.24mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1933 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
216.94"
(5,510.28mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/