Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1959 1899
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Ties: 1939
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
37.95"
(963.93mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
62.92"
(1,598.17mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
87.41"
(2,220.21mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
138.73"
(3,523.74mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2007
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
180.29"
(4,579.37mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
225.12"
(5,718.05mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
65th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/