Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1903
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1984
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1899
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1901
Ties: 1976
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1966 1905
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1905
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
37.30"
(947.42mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
66.15"
(1,680.21mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
90.14"
(2,289.56mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
134.33"
(3,411.98mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
177.40"
(4,505.96mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
221.04"
(5,614.42mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/