Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1948
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1914
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1938
Aug–Sep 1948
2-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1984
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jul–Sep 1948
3-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1929 1968
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1938
Jun–Sep 1948
4-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1938
May–Sep 1948
5-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
Apr–Sep 1948
6-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
Mar–Sep 1948
7-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
Feb–Sep 1948
8-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2008
Ties: 1992
Jan–Sep 1948
9-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2008
Dec 1947–Sep 1948
10-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2008
Nov 1947–Sep 1948
11-Month
41.37"
(1,050.80mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2008
Oct 1947–Sep 1948
12-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Apr 1947–Sep 1948
18-Month
65.90"
(1,673.86mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Oct 1946–Sep 1948
24-Month
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
-8.82"
(-224.03mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2007
Oct 1945–Sep 1948
36-Month
129.63"
(3,292.60mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008
Oct 1944–Sep 1948
48-Month
177.17"
(4,500.12mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Oct 1943–Sep 1948
60-Month
217.64"
(5,528.06mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/