Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1979
Ties: 1986
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Ties: 1912
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
22.92"
(582.17mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2006
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
36.39"
(924.31mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
13.71"
(348.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
38.80"
(985.52mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
42.07"
(1,068.58mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
12.11"
(307.60mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
47.74"
(1,212.60mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
10.33"
(262.39mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
10.66"
(270.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
55.88"
(1,419.35mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
11.27"
(286.26mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
83.15"
(2,112.01mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
15.93"
(404.62mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
106.32"
(2,700.53mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
17.12"
(434.85mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
156.55"
(3,976.37mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
22.74"
(577.60mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
201.60"
(5,120.64mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
252.09"
(6,403.09mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
29.04"
(737.62mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/