Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 2012
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1952 2004
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
24.57"
(624.08mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
25.90"
(657.86mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1956
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
37.20"
(944.88mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1956
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
49.93"
(1,268.22mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
77.35"
(1,964.69mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
98.11"
(2,491.99mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
8.99"
(228.34mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
141.00"
(3,581.40mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
178.08"
(4,523.23mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
223.54"
(5,677.92mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/