Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1984
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Ties: 1948
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1968
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Ties: 1984
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1949
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
27.90"
(708.66mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-6.89"
(-175.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
37.77"
(959.36mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-6.89"
(-175.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
62.10"
(1,577.34mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
85.45"
(2,170.43mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
137.19"
(3,484.63mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2008
Ties: 1957
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
172.72"
(4,387.09mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
217.18"
(5,516.37mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/