Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1969 1984
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1955
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1968
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1955
Ties: 1967
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1938
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2006
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1901
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
37.86"
(961.64mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
62.13"
(1,578.10mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
89.63"
(2,276.60mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Ties: 2003
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
134.13"
(3,406.90mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2008
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
175.48"
(4,457.19mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
223.47"
(5,676.14mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/