Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1915
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1904, 1960
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1968 2012
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1968
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2004
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1967 1989
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1967 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1956
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1956
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
34.16"
(867.66mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
68.66"
(1,743.96mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
90.95"
(2,310.13mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
134.22"
(3,409.19mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
181.97"
(4,622.04mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2010
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
219.29"
(5,569.97mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/