Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Ties: 1931
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 1914
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1940
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1955
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1968
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1955
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1938
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1938
Ties: 1944
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1968 1964
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
25.28"
(642.11mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 1947
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
36.35"
(923.29mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
40.44"
(1,027.18mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
60.13"
(1,527.30mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
88.87"
(2,257.30mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
135.15"
(3,432.81mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
175.90"
(4,467.86mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
220.41"
(5,598.41mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/