Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1962
1-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1961 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Sep–Oct 1962
2-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1961 1914
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Aug–Oct 1962
3-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1940
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jul–Oct 1962
4-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1968
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1955
Jun–Oct 1962
5-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1961 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1938
May–Oct 1962
6-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1961 1964
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1938
Apr–Oct 1962
7-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 1964
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Mar–Oct 1962
8-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Feb–Oct 1962
9-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jan–Oct 1962
10-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Dec 1961–Oct 1962
11-Month
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Nov 1961–Oct 1962
12-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1961 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
May 1961–Oct 1962
18-Month
64.98"
(1,650.49mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Nov 1960–Oct 1962
24-Month
86.15"
(2,188.21mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Nov 1959–Oct 1962
36-Month
136.43"
(3,465.32mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Nov 1958–Oct 1962
48-Month
180.75"
(4,591.05mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Nov 1957–Oct 1962
60-Month
235.08"
(5,971.03mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
11.94"
(303.27mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/