Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1947
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1946 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Sep–Oct 1947
2-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1914
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2005
Ties: 1931
Aug–Oct 1947
3-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-3.98"
(-101.10mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Jul–Oct 1947
4-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1968
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Jun–Oct 1947
5-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
May–Oct 1947
6-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-2.22"
(-56.38mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
Apr–Oct 1947
7-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Mar–Oct 1947
8-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Feb–Oct 1947
9-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Ties: 1971
Jan–Oct 1947
10-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Dec 1946–Oct 1947
11-Month
36.60"
(929.64mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Nov 1946–Oct 1947
12-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-6.90"
(-175.26mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
May 1946–Oct 1947
18-Month
62.93"
(1,598.42mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Nov 1945–Oct 1947
24-Month
85.40"
(2,169.16mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Nov 1944–Oct 1947
36-Month
133.53"
(3,391.66mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Nov 1943–Oct 1947
48-Month
171.37"
(4,352.80mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-7.13"
(-181.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Nov 1942–Oct 1947
60-Month
215.34"
(5,469.64mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
-7.80"
(-198.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/