Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1943
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1917
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1969
Ties: 1967
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1947 1908
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1949
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
35.43"
(899.92mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
38.96"
(989.58mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
41.37"
(1,050.80mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
45.61"
(1,158.49mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
65.81"
(1,671.57mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
87.03"
(2,210.56mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
127.68"
(3,243.07mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
178.54"
(4,534.92mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Ties: 1995
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
219.97"
(5,587.24mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/