Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1954 1984
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1954 1968
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
7.91"
(200.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1954 1949
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1954 1964
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
29.10"
(739.14mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1901
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
32.96"
(837.18mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1984
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
33.80"
(858.52mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1979
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
38.73"
(983.74mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
44.34"
(1,126.24mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
6.98"
(177.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
55.08"
(1,399.03mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
80.70"
(2,049.78mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
13.47"
(342.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
103.21"
(2,621.53mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
150.75"
(3,829.05mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
16.90"
(429.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
201.53"
(5,118.86mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
247.00"
(6,273.80mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
23.93"
(607.82mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/