Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1979
Ties: 2008
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1979
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1978
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
21.43"
(544.32mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 2016
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
34.22"
(869.19mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
38.49"
(977.65mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
71.29"
(1,810.77mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2006
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
95.21"
(2,418.33mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1974
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
139.97"
(3,555.24mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
178.76"
(4,540.50mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
221.18"
(5,617.97mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/