Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Ties: 1908
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1978
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1948 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
29.45"
(748.03mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1948 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
36.35"
(923.29mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
39.74"
(1,009.40mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
2.33"
(59.19mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
45.68"
(1,160.27mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
65.58"
(1,665.73mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
88.17"
(2,239.52mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
128.73"
(3,269.74mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
179.25"
(4,552.95mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
222.38"
(5,648.45mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/