Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1955
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1955
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Dec 1954–Jan 1955
2-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Nov 1954–Jan 1955
3-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1978
Oct 1954–Jan 1955
4-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1953 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2006
Sep 1954–Jan 1955
5-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Aug 1954–Jan 1955
6-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1954–Jan 1955
7-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
3.72"
(94.48mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1954–Jan 1955
8-Month
32.99"
(837.95mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.03"
(76.97mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1943
May 1954–Jan 1955
9-Month
39.57"
(1,005.08mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1954–Jan 1955
10-Month
44.08"
(1,119.63mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1954–Jan 1955
11-Month
47.74"
(1,212.60mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
6.38"
(162.06mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1954–Jan 1955
12-Month
50.44"
(1,281.18mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
5.83"
(148.09mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1953–Jan 1955
18-Month
72.80"
(1,849.12mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2006
Feb 1953–Jan 1955
24-Month
100.67"
(2,557.02mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
11.47"
(291.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Feb 1952–Jan 1955
36-Month
145.72"
(3,701.29mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
11.91"
(302.52mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Feb 1951–Jan 1955
48-Month
196.21"
(4,983.73mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
17.71"
(449.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1950–Jan 1955
60-Month
236.69"
(6,011.93mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/