Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1943
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1973
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1949 1917
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1953 1908
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
12.35"
(313.69mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2001
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
33.80"
(858.52mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1954 1949
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
38.68"
(982.47mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1953 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
8.88"
(225.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1953 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
47.02"
(1,194.31mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
50.88"
(1,292.35mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
9.87"
(250.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
51.72"
(1,313.69mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
80.94"
(2,055.88mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
104.17"
(2,645.92mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
14.90"
(378.46mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1953 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1973
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
157.81"
(4,008.37mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
23.98"
(609.09mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
201.11"
(5,108.19mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
250.30"
(6,357.62mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
27.18"
(690.37mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

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