Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2005
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 1914
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2005
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1940
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1955
Ties: 1925
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1968
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1955
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1952 1964
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
44.19"
(1,122.43mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1977
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
48.13"
(1,222.50mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
50.49"
(1,282.45mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
71.35"
(1,812.29mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
98.86"
(2,511.04mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
147.06"
(3,735.32mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
13.19"
(335.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
183.61"
(4,663.69mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
223.13"
(5,667.50mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/