Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1979
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1978
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Ties: 2016
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1971
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
33.45"
(849.63mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
36.76"
(933.70mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
40.48"
(1,028.19mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 2013
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
59.20"
(1,503.68mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-8.02"
(-203.71mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
76.25"
(1,936.75mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-12.95"
(-328.93mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
121.93"
(3,097.02mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-11.88"
(-301.75mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
164.42"
(4,176.27mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-14.08"
(-357.63mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
204.98"
(5,206.49mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-18.07"
(-458.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/