Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1956
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1955 1914
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1938
Aug–Sep 1956
2-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1953 1984
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jul–Sep 1956
3-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1953 1968
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
Ties: 1895, 1966
Jun–Sep 1956
4-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1953 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
May–Sep 1956
5-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-3.67"
(-93.21mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
Apr–Sep 1956
6-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
Mar–Sep 1956
7-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
Feb–Sep 1956
8-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Jan–Sep 1956
9-Month
33.64"
(854.46mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Dec 1955–Sep 1956
10-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Nov 1955–Sep 1956
11-Month
39.72"
(1,008.89mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Oct 1955–Sep 1956
12-Month
48.64"
(1,235.46mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1953 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Apr 1955–Sep 1956
18-Month
76.38"
(1,940.05mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
9.31"
(236.47mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1983
Oct 1954–Sep 1956
24-Month
98.45"
(2,500.63mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Oct 1953–Sep 1956
36-Month
152.48"
(3,872.99mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Oct 1952–Sep 1956
48-Month
199.08"
(5,056.63mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Oct 1951–Sep 1956
60-Month
250.53"
(6,363.46mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/