Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1951 1999
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1987
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1955 1915
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1953
Ties: 1960
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
22.54"
(572.52mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
33.70"
(855.98mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
36.62"
(930.15mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
33.73"
(856.74mm)
16.36"
(415.55mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1956
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
52.50"
(1,333.50mm)
37.39"
(949.71mm)
15.11"
(383.79mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
55.77"
(1,416.56mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
14.76"
(374.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
57.38"
(1,457.45mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
80.96"
(2,056.38mm)
67.14"
(1,705.36mm)
13.82"
(351.02mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
109.15"
(2,772.41mm)
89.15"
(2,264.41mm)
20.00"
(508.00mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
152.58"
(3,875.53mm)
133.78"
(3,398.01mm)
18.80"
(477.52mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
203.67"
(5,173.22mm)
178.49"
(4,533.65mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
253.13"
(6,429.50mm)
223.04"
(5,665.22mm)
30.09"
(764.28mm)
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 October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/