Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Ties: 1970
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1959 1899
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Ties: 2009
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1959 1915
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
23.39"
(594.11mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Ties: 1976
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
35.50"
(901.70mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
37.04"
(940.82mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
46.35"
(1,177.29mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
51.32"
(1,303.53mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
69.45"
(1,764.03mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
92.88"
(2,359.15mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1984
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
137.71"
(3,497.83mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2007
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
174.97"
(4,444.24mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
232.75"
(5,911.85mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/