Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1899
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
22.63"
(574.80mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1947 1905
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1947 1905
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-6.84"
(-173.73mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-9.61"
(-244.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1965
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
56.45"
(1,433.83mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-10.27"
(-260.86mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
78.19"
(1,986.03mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-10.99"
(-279.14mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
122.61"
(3,114.29mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-11.20"
(-284.48mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
164.35"
(4,174.49mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-14.16"
(-359.66mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
212.08"
(5,386.83mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-10.99"
(-279.15mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/