Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1945 1903
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1944 1899
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1915
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
31.02"
(787.91mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1945 1905
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
33.28"
(845.31mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
41.57"
(1,055.88mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
47.73"
(1,212.34mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
70.52"
(1,791.21mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
94.92"
(2,410.97mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
130.49"
(3,314.45mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
177.36"
(4,504.94mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
216.53"
(5,499.86mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
87th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/