Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1984
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1949 1968
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1955
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1949 1949
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1938
Ties: 1961
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1964
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1979
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
29.61"
(752.09mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-3.73"
(-94.75mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
34.40"
(873.76mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-5.84"
(-148.33mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
55.17"
(1,401.32mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-12.06"
(-306.32mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
76.43"
(1,941.32mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-12.78"
(-324.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
121.86"
(3,095.24mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-11.99"
(-304.55mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2008
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
159.63"
(4,054.60mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-18.84"
(-478.54mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
207.31"
(5,265.67mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-15.76"
(-400.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009

Citing This Page

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