Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1899
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
13.81"
(350.77mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
35.93"
(912.62mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
41.08"
(1,043.43mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
43.87"
(1,114.30mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
46.80"
(1,188.72mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1921
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
71.97"
(1,828.04mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
91.82"
(2,332.23mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
143.83"
(3,653.28mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2007
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
193.39"
(4,912.11mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
14.88"
(377.96mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
237.53"
(6,033.26mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/