Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1948 1984
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Ties: 1953
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1968
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1955
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-5.39"
(-136.91mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1949
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1938
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1964
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1907 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-6.31"
(-160.27mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1910 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1907 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1979
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
27.31"
(693.67mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-6.03"
(-153.17mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
33.01"
(838.45mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
36.60"
(929.64mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
37.61"
(955.29mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
62.87"
(1,596.90mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
83.04"
(2,109.22mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-6.17"
(-156.71mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
120.81"
(3,068.57mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-13.04"
(-331.22mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2008
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-9.98"
(-253.49mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
220.23"
(5,593.84mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/