Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1943
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Ties: 1908
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Ties: 1912
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1965 1908
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1967 2001
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
33.84"
(859.54mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
38.36"
(974.34mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1972
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
61.41"
(1,559.81mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
82.10"
(2,085.34mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
-7.17"
(-182.12mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
131.42"
(3,338.07mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
175.36"
(4,454.14mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
221.85"
(5,634.99mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/