Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1984
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Ties: 2016
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1941 1968
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1949
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2006
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
26.43"
(671.32mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1979
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
33.45"
(849.63mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
36.32"
(922.53mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2006
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2006
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
57.80"
(1,468.12mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-9.43"
(-239.52mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1984
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
76.64"
(1,946.66mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-12.57"
(-319.27mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2006
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
117.97"
(2,996.44mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-15.88"
(-403.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2008
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
163.71"
(4,158.23mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-14.76"
(-374.91mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
217.60"
(5,527.04mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009

Citing This Page

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