Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1942
1-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1941 1943
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1973
Nov–Dec 1942
2-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1941 1917
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1969
Oct–Dec 1942
3-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1941 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2005
Sep–Dec 1942
4-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1941 1908
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Aug–Dec 1942
5-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 2001
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jul–Dec 1942
6-Month
25.99"
(660.15mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jun–Dec 1942
7-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1941 1949
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
May–Dec 1942
8-Month
32.89"
(835.41mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Apr–Dec 1942
9-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1961
Mar–Dec 1942
10-Month
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Dec 1942
11-Month
43.90"
(1,115.06mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Jan–Dec 1942
12-Month
47.37"
(1,203.20mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jul 1941–Dec 1942
18-Month
64.82"
(1,646.43mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Jan 1941–Dec 1942
24-Month
80.40"
(2,042.16mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
-8.87"
(-225.30mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1973
Jan 1940–Dec 1942
36-Month
124.04"
(3,150.62mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
-9.79"
(-248.66mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan 1939–Dec 1942
48-Month
162.08"
(4,116.83mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
-16.35"
(-415.29mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Jan 1938–Dec 1942
60-Month
216.87"
(5,508.50mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1933 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/