Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1943
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1973
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1969
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2005
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1958 1908
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1958 2001
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Ties: 1999
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
32.30"
(820.42mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1958 1949
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
42.69"
(1,084.33mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
45.69"
(1,160.53mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
4.68"
(118.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1972
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
48.79"
(1,239.27mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
71.77"
(1,822.96mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
97.61"
(2,479.29mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
8.34"
(211.83mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
131.55"
(3,341.37mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
176.66"
(4,487.16mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
228.38"
(5,800.85mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/