Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1946
1-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1984
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1955
Ties: 1990
Jul–Aug 1946
2-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1945 1968
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
Jun–Aug 1946
3-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1944 1949
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1938
May–Aug 1946
4-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1945 1964
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Aug 1946
5-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2006
Mar–Aug 1946
6-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Feb–Aug 1946
7-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Ties: 1960
Jan–Aug 1946
8-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1979
Dec 1945–Aug 1946
9-Month
36.29"
(921.77mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Nov 1945–Aug 1946
10-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Oct 1945–Aug 1946
11-Month
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1945–Aug 1946
12-Month
47.68"
(1,211.07mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2006
Mar 1945–Aug 1946
18-Month
74.07"
(1,881.38mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1944–Aug 1946
24-Month
99.42"
(2,525.27mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
10.21"
(259.34mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Sep 1943–Aug 1946
36-Month
134.95"
(3,427.73mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2008
Sep 1942–Aug 1946
48-Month
179.41"
(4,557.01mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009
Sep 1941–Aug 1946
60-Month
219.27"
(5,569.46mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/