Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 1943
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Ties: 2009
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1952 1917
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1969
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1908
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
19.51"
(495.55mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1952 2001
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Ties: 1944
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1952 1949
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
35.37"
(898.40mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
43.84"
(1,113.54mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
47.38"
(1,203.45mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
53.64"
(1,362.46mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
72.57"
(1,843.28mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2006
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
96.94"
(2,462.28mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
146.13"
(3,711.70mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
187.67"
(4,766.82mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
223.48"
(5,676.39mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/