Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1966 1943
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1966 1917
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1967 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1908
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Ties: 1985
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1960
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1913
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
35.73"
(907.54mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
40.52"
(1,029.21mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
41.54"
(1,055.12mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1950
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
71.05"
(1,804.67mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
90.86"
(2,307.84mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
134.80"
(3,423.92mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
181.29"
(4,604.77mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
218.94"
(5,561.08mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/