Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1899
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1915
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1969
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1905
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1905
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1947
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
39.47"
(1,002.54mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
71.46"
(1,815.08mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
86.39"
(2,194.31mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1984
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
123.65"
(3,140.71mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-10.16"
(-258.06mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2007
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
181.43"
(4,608.32mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
228.23"
(5,797.04mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/