Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1915
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 2004
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1989
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
32.94"
(836.68mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
7.01"
(178.06mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1956
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
48.82"
(1,240.03mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
15.33"
(389.38mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1956
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
52.09"
(1,323.09mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
14.98"
(380.50mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
53.70"
(1,363.98mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
57.76"
(1,467.10mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
79.83"
(2,027.68mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
109.98"
(2,793.49mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
154.56"
(3,925.82mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
204.49"
(5,194.05mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
26.04"
(661.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
252.67"
(6,417.82mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/