Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2005
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1914
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2005
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1955
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 1968
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1950
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
32.27"
(819.66mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
36.51"
(927.35mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
39.70"
(1,008.38mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Ties: 2015
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
64.85"
(1,647.19mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Ties: 1917
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
82.71"
(2,100.83mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
130.36"
(3,311.14mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
-3.51"
(-89.16mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
178.49"
(4,533.65mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
216.33"
(5,494.78mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
-6.81"
(-172.98mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/