Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1943
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1973
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1917
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1969
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2005
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1958 1908
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2005
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1958 2001
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1949
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 1942
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
37.77"
(959.36mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
41.08"
(1,043.43mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1972
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
68.40"
(1,737.36mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
90.60"
(2,301.24mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1973
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
139.39"
(3,540.51mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
188.21"
(4,780.53mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
222.15"
(5,642.61mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/