Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1953
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1950 1914
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
Aug–Sep 1953
2-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1948 1984
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jul–Sep 1953
3-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1948 1968
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
Jun–Sep 1953
4-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1929 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
May–Sep 1953
5-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-3.57"
(-90.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
Apr–Sep 1953
6-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
Mar–Sep 1953
7-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Feb–Sep 1953
8-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Jan–Sep 1953
9-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Dec 1952–Sep 1953
10-Month
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Nov 1952–Sep 1953
11-Month
45.27"
(1,149.86mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2008
Ties: 1945
Oct 1952–Sep 1953
12-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Apr 1952–Sep 1953
18-Month
70.63"
(1,794.00mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Oct 1951–Sep 1953
24-Month
98.05"
(2,490.47mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2007
Oct 1950–Sep 1953
36-Month
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
10.03"
(254.76mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008
Ties: 1992
Oct 1949–Sep 1953
48-Month
180.48"
(4,584.19mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009
Oct 1948–Sep 1953
60-Month
221.50"
(5,626.10mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/