Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1903
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1899
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1915
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Ties: 1933
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
25.27"
(641.86mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
27.98"
(710.69mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
37.65"
(956.31mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1975
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
46.72"
(1,186.69mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
70.11"
(1,780.79mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
98.04"
(2,490.22mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
8.86"
(225.05mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
139.60"
(3,545.84mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2007
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
184.43"
(4,684.52mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
221.69"
(5,630.93mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010

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/