Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1938
Ties: 2013
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
7.33"
(186.18mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1949
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
10.92"
(277.37mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
18.76"
(476.50mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
32.20"
(817.88mm)
21.97"
(558.04mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
25.61"
(650.49mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
37.54"
(953.52mm)
29.44"
(747.78mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
33.46"
(849.88mm)
9.48"
(240.80mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
45.88"
(1,165.35mm)
36.97"
(939.04mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
48.54"
(1,232.92mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
7.78"
(197.62mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
72.74"
(1,847.60mm)
66.58"
(1,691.13mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Ties: 1939
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
93.80"
(2,382.52mm)
89.19"
(2,265.43mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
141.54"
(3,595.12mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
7.66"
(194.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2007
Ties: 1898
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
184.49"
(4,686.05mm)
178.49"
(4,533.65mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
227.85"
(5,787.39mm)
223.09"
(5,666.49mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/