Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1947 1984
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1955
Ties: 1947
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1968
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1955
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1949
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Ties: 1959
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
31.91"
(810.51mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1979
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
35.10"
(891.54mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
42.27"
(1,073.66mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
68.14"
(1,730.76mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
83.20"
(2,113.28mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
130.88"
(3,324.35mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
182.62"
(4,638.55mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
218.15"
(5,541.01mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/