Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1950 1903
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Ties: 1920
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1950 1899
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Ties: 1977
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
32.29"
(820.17mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
34.46"
(875.28mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
38.68"
(982.47mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
79.13"
(2,009.90mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-10.05"
(-255.27mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
122.33"
(3,107.18mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-11.48"
(-291.59mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2007
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
166.75"
(4,235.45mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-11.76"
(-298.70mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
208.49"
(5,295.65mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-14.58"
(-370.33mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/