Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2005
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1914
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1940
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1955
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1955
Ties: 2013
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1938
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
19.69"
(500.13mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1964
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1938
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 1964
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
32.08"
(814.83mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
41.26"
(1,048.00mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
48.43"
(1,230.12mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
67.94"
(1,725.68mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
94.71"
(2,405.63mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2009
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
135.46"
(3,440.68mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
179.97"
(4,571.24mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
214.95"
(5,459.73mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
-8.19"
(-208.03mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/