Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1952
1-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 1984
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Jul–Aug 1952
2-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1968
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Jun–Aug 1952
3-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 1949
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
May–Aug 1952
4-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 1964
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Apr–Aug 1952
5-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Mar–Aug 1952
6-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Feb–Aug 1952
7-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Jan–Aug 1952
8-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1979
Dec 1951–Aug 1952
9-Month
37.18"
(944.37mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1984
Nov 1951–Aug 1952
10-Month
43.81"
(1,112.77mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Oct 1951–Aug 1952
11-Month
48.22"
(1,224.79mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1951–Aug 1952
12-Month
50.78"
(1,289.81mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2006
Mar 1951–Aug 1952
18-Month
73.81"
(1,874.77mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Sep 1950–Aug 1952
24-Month
96.25"
(2,444.75mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Ties: 1928
Sep 1949–Aug 1952
36-Month
135.07"
(3,430.78mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2008
Sep 1948–Aug 1952
48-Month
172.68"
(4,386.07mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Sep 1947–Aug 1952
60-Month
218.11"
(5,539.99mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/