Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1951 1903
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1899
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1915
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1983
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
31.58"
(802.13mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1951 1905
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
35.99"
(914.15mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1905
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
38.55"
(979.17mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1984
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
49.56"
(1,258.82mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
73.39"
(1,864.11mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
93.70"
(2,379.98mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
128.69"
(3,268.73mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-5.12"
(-130.04mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
171.89"
(4,366.01mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-6.62"
(-168.14mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
216.31"
(5,494.27mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-6.76"
(-171.71mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
88th 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/