Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1970 1955
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Ties: 2001
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1978
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1951
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-3.27"
(-83.05mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
42.72"
(1,085.09mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
68.80"
(1,747.52mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
91.21"
(2,316.73mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1974
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
134.22"
(3,409.19mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
181.69"
(4,614.93mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2012
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
217.43"
(5,522.72mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/