Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 1955
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-7.94"
(-201.67mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-7.50"
(-190.50mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-7.36"
(-186.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1967
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
32.52"
(826.01mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-8.84"
(-224.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-8.84"
(-224.53mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
55.92"
(1,420.37mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-11.30"
(-287.02mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1974
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
123.94"
(3,148.08mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-9.87"
(-250.69mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
164.50"
(4,178.30mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-14.00"
(-355.60mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
215.02"
(5,461.51mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-8.03"
(-203.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/