Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1915
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 2012
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1967 2004
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2010
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1969 1989
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
34.66"
(880.36mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1956
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
39.11"
(993.39mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
5.62"
(142.74mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1956
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
44.44"
(1,128.78mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
49.26"
(1,251.20mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
73.60"
(1,869.44mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
92.53"
(2,350.26mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
140.28"
(3,563.11mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
177.60"
(4,511.04mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2010
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
209.09"
(5,310.89mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
-13.86"
(-352.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/