Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1946 1899
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Ties: 2011
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Ties: 1942
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-6.08"
(-154.44mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1959
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
37.98"
(964.69mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
41.74"
(1,060.20mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
63.63"
(1,616.20mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
136.66"
(3,471.16mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
172.23"
(4,374.64mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
219.10"
(5,565.14mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/