Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1946
1-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1944 1943
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Ties: 2016
Nov–Dec 1946
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1969
Oct–Dec 1946
3-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Sep–Dec 1946
4-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1914 1908
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Aug–Dec 1946
5-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2001
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jul–Dec 1946
6-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1918
Jun–Dec 1946
7-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1943 1949
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
May–Dec 1946
8-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Apr–Dec 1946
9-Month
32.57"
(827.28mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Mar–Dec 1946
10-Month
34.20"
(868.68mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–Dec 1946
11-Month
37.39"
(949.71mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-3.62"
(-91.94mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Jan–Dec 1946
12-Month
40.65"
(1,032.51mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul 1945–Dec 1946
18-Month
65.84"
(1,672.34mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2006
Jan 1945–Dec 1946
24-Month
91.51"
(2,324.35mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Jan 1944–Dec 1946
36-Month
132.94"
(3,376.68mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan 1943–Dec 1946
48-Month
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan 1942–Dec 1946
60-Month
219.18"
(5,567.17mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/