Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1953 1903
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1953 1899
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1905
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
37.26"
(946.40mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
39.81"
(1,011.17mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
43.09"
(1,094.49mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
45.02"
(1,143.51mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
77.88"
(1,978.15mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
97.03"
(2,464.56mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
7.86"
(199.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
146.59"
(3,723.39mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
12.78"
(324.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
190.73"
(4,844.54mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
225.72"
(5,733.29mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/