Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1968
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1984
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1955
Jul–Aug 1968
2-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1968
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1955
Jun–Aug 1968
3-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1938
May–Aug 1968
4-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1966 1964
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Apr–Aug 1968
5-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Mar–Aug 1968
6-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1901
Feb–Aug 1968
7-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1984
Jan–Aug 1968
8-Month
27.07"
(687.58mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1979
Dec 1967–Aug 1968
9-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1984
Nov 1967–Aug 1968
10-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1984
Oct 1967–Aug 1968
11-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Sep 1967–Aug 1968
12-Month
41.35"
(1,050.29mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Ties: 1963
Mar 1967–Aug 1968
18-Month
68.53"
(1,740.66mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Ties: 2015
Sep 1966–Aug 1968
24-Month
89.34"
(2,269.24mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Sep 1965–Aug 1968
36-Month
121.35"
(3,082.29mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-12.50"
(-317.50mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2008
Sep 1964–Aug 1968
48-Month
152.02"
(3,861.31mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-26.45"
(-671.83mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2009
Sep 1963–Aug 1968
60-Month
189.72"
(4,818.89mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-33.35"
(-847.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Ties: 1967

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/