Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1941 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Ties: 1991
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1941 1914
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1968
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
23.67"
(601.22mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Ties: 1918
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
33.34"
(846.84mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
36.81"
(934.97mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1913
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
43.23"
(1,098.04mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
61.13"
(1,552.70mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
79.10"
(2,009.14mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-10.16"
(-258.06mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009
Ties: 1963
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
117.76"
(2,991.10mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
-16.11"
(-409.20mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
158.22"
(4,018.79mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-20.28"
(-515.11mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1912 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
215.42"
(5,471.67mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
-7.72"
(-196.09mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1933 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/