Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1903
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1947 1899
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1915
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1905
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1984
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
30.83"
(783.08mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1905
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Ties: 1945
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
40.67"
(1,033.02mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
44.42"
(1,128.27mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
65.52"
(1,664.21mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
86.16"
(2,188.46mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
133.89"
(3,400.81mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2007
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
181.08"
(4,599.43mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
216.65"
(5,502.91mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/