Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 2012
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2004
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 2007
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1956
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1956
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
43.77"
(1,111.76mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
64.98"
(1,650.49mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
85.46"
(2,170.68mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
134.72"
(3,421.89mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
177.99"
(4,520.95mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
225.74"
(5,733.80mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
65th 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/