Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, February 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1956
1-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1987
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2008
Ties: 2013
Jan–Feb 1956
2-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 1980
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1979
Dec 1955–Feb 1956
3-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1980
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Ties: 1934
Nov 1955–Feb 1956
4-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
14.70"
(373.38mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1955 1980
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Oct 1955–Feb 1956
5-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1955–Feb 1956
6-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2006
Ties: 1899
Aug 1955–Feb 1956
7-Month
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
25.90"
(657.86mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1956
Jul 1955–Feb 1956
8-Month
43.05"
(1,093.47mm)
29.56"
(750.82mm)
13.49"
(342.65mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1955–Feb 1956
9-Month
46.32"
(1,176.53mm)
33.17"
(842.52mm)
13.15"
(334.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1955–Feb 1956
10-Month
47.93"
(1,217.42mm)
36.77"
(933.96mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1955–Feb 1956
11-Month
51.99"
(1,320.55mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
11.36"
(288.55mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1955–Feb 1956
12-Month
56.27"
(1,429.26mm)
44.57"
(1,132.08mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1954–Feb 1956
18-Month
82.25"
(2,089.15mm)
66.55"
(1,690.37mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Mar 1954–Feb 1956
24-Month
107.87"
(2,739.90mm)
89.16"
(2,264.66mm)
18.71"
(475.24mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Mar 1953–Feb 1956
36-Month
157.26"
(3,994.40mm)
133.77"
(3,397.76mm)
23.49"
(596.64mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Mar 1952–Feb 1956
48-Month
202.19"
(5,135.63mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
23.74"
(603.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Mar 1951–Feb 1956
60-Month
251.73"
(6,393.94mm)
222.98"
(5,663.69mm)
28.75"
(730.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/