Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1949 1984
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1955
Ties: 1949
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1949 1968
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1955
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-3.48"
(-88.40mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1949 1949
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
36.68"
(931.67mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
47.54"
(1,207.52mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
71.81"
(1,823.97mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
98.32"
(2,497.33mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
9.11"
(231.40mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
143.79"
(3,652.27mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
9.94"
(252.48mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
182.61"
(4,638.29mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
220.22"
(5,593.59mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
77th 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 July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/