Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1914
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1940
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1945 1968
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Ties: 1934, 2010
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2021
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2021
Ties: 2000
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2021
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
29.42"
(747.27mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
32.61"
(828.29mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
47.65"
(1,210.31mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
72.84"
(1,850.14mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
6.13"
(155.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
95.78"
(2,432.81mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
133.62"
(3,393.95mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
177.59"
(4,510.79mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
220.82"
(5,608.83mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/