Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1963
1-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1903
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Apr–May 1963
2-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1899
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1901
Mar–May 1963
3-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1962 1915
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Feb–May 1963
4-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Jan–May 1963
5-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Dec 1962–May 1963
6-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Nov 1962–May 1963
7-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Oct 1962–May 1963
8-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1962 1905
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1962–May 1963
9-Month
33.31"
(846.07mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1962 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Aug 1962–May 1963
10-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1962 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1914
Jul 1962–May 1963
11-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1962–May 1963
12-Month
42.87"
(1,088.90mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1962 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1961–May 1963
18-Month
62.09"
(1,577.09mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Jun 1961–May 1963
24-Month
83.56"
(2,122.42mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Jun 1960–May 1963
36-Month
130.28"
(3,309.11mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2007
Jun 1959–May 1963
48-Month
181.60"
(4,612.64mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1962 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jun 1958–May 1963
60-Month
223.16"
(5,668.26mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/