Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1951
1-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1949 1984
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1955
Jul–Aug 1951
2-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1968
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Ties: 1997
Jun–Aug 1951
3-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1949
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1938
Ties: 1984
May–Aug 1951
4-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Apr–Aug 1951
5-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Mar–Aug 1951
6-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Ties: 1987
Feb–Aug 1951
7-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Jan–Aug 1951
8-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1979
Dec 1950–Aug 1951
9-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Nov 1950–Aug 1951
10-Month
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Ties: 1987
Oct 1950–Aug 1951
11-Month
43.30"
(1,099.82mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1950–Aug 1951
12-Month
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Mar 1950–Aug 1951
18-Month
64.40"
(1,635.76mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Sep 1949–Aug 1951
24-Month
84.29"
(2,140.97mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-4.92"
(-124.96mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Sep 1948–Aug 1951
36-Month
121.90"
(3,096.26mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-11.95"
(-303.53mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2008
Sep 1947–Aug 1951
48-Month
167.33"
(4,250.18mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-11.14"
(-282.96mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Sep 1946–Aug 1951
60-Month
205.10"
(5,209.54mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-17.97"
(-456.44mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/