Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1899
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1915
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
19.51"
(495.55mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Ties: 1919
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1984
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
30.83"
(783.08mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Ties: 1948
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
37.29"
(947.17mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1984
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
39.02"
(991.11mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
47.19"
(1,198.63mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
61.84"
(1,570.74mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
82.76"
(2,102.10mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
129.63"
(3,292.60mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
168.80"
(4,287.52mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-9.71"
(-246.63mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
202.27"
(5,137.66mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-20.80"
(-528.32mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
109th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/