Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1946
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1955
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1979
Dec 1945–Jan 1946
2-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1945–Jan 1946
3-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1978
Oct 1945–Jan 1946
4-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1945–Jan 1946
5-Month
20.16"
(512.06mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2006
Aug 1945–Jan 1946
6-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1945–Jan 1946
7-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1945–Jan 1946
8-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1945–Jan 1946
9-Month
40.23"
(1,021.84mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1945–Jan 1946
10-Month
44.40"
(1,127.76mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1945–Jan 1946
11-Month
46.55"
(1,182.37mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1945–Jan 1946
12-Month
50.52"
(1,283.21mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1944–Jan 1946
18-Month
73.63"
(1,870.20mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Feb 1944–Jan 1946
24-Month
93.65"
(2,378.71mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Ties: 1900
Feb 1943–Jan 1946
36-Month
131.25"
(3,333.75mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Feb 1942–Jan 1946
48-Month
178.32"
(4,529.33mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012
Feb 1941–Jan 1946
60-Month
211.81"
(5,379.97mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-11.24"
(-285.50mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/