Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1914
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Ties: 2020
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1940
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Ties: 1943
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1952 1968
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
26.95"
(684.53mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Ties: 1911
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
36.20"
(919.48mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
37.17"
(944.12mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Ties: 1924
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
42.28"
(1,073.91mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
98.46"
(2,500.88mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
149.82"
(3,805.43mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
200.31"
(5,087.87mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
21.81"
(553.97mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
248.68"
(6,316.47mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
25.54"
(648.71mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/