Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1984
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1955
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1938
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1964
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2006
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2006
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1901
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1984
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
42.58"
(1,081.53mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
44.62"
(1,133.35mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
48.94"
(1,243.08mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
4.28"
(108.72mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
69.79"
(1,772.67mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
4.23"
(107.45mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Ties: 1961
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
134.79"
(3,423.67mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2008
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
182.78"
(4,642.61mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
214.79"
(5,455.67mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/