Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1903 1903
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1899
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1901
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Ties: 1895
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1918 1905
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-5.53"
(-140.47mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
25.63"
(651.00mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-7.79"
(-197.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-8.98"
(-228.09mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-7.84"
(-199.13mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
35.57"
(903.48mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-9.03"
(-229.36mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
57.73"
(1,466.34mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-8.99"
(-228.35mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
82.44"
(2,093.98mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
-6.73"
(-170.94mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
121.61"
(3,088.89mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-12.20"
(-309.88mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
155.08"
(3,939.03mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-23.43"
(-595.12mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
197.28"
(5,010.91mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-25.79"
(-655.07mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/