Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1957 1984
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 1968
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1958 1949
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1964
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1987
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Ties: 1948
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
30.77"
(781.56mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Ties: 1960
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
69.30"
(1,760.22mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
94.45"
(2,399.03mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2008
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
176.56"
(4,484.62mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
231.64"
(5,883.66mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/