Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1961
1-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2005
Sep–Oct 1961
2-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1957 1914
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2005
Aug–Oct 1961
3-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1940
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1955
Jul–Oct 1961
4-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1968
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1955
Jun–Oct 1961
5-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1938
May–Oct 1961
6-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1957 1964
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1938
Apr–Oct 1961
7-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1957 1964
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Mar–Oct 1961
8-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Feb–Oct 1961
9-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 1897
Jan–Oct 1961
10-Month
36.42"
(925.07mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 1927
Dec 1960–Oct 1961
11-Month
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Nov 1960–Oct 1961
12-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
May 1960–Oct 1961
18-Month
68.07"
(1,728.98mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Nov 1959–Oct 1961
24-Month
93.18"
(2,366.77mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009
Nov 1958–Oct 1961
36-Month
137.50"
(3,492.50mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Nov 1957–Oct 1961
48-Month
191.83"
(4,872.48mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Nov 1956–Oct 1961
60-Month
223.83"
(5,685.28mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/