Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1972
1-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1914
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1938
Aug–Sep 1972
2-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1984
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jul–Sep 1972
3-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1938
Jun–Sep 1972
4-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
May–Sep 1972
5-Month
24.48"
(621.79mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1938
Apr–Sep 1972
6-Month
28.42"
(721.87mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1938
Mar–Sep 1972
7-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
7.91"
(200.91mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Feb–Sep 1972
8-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
9.54"
(242.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Jan–Sep 1972
9-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Dec 1971–Sep 1972
10-Month
44.54"
(1,131.32mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
7.41"
(188.22mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2008
Nov 1971–Sep 1972
11-Month
49.94"
(1,268.48mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2008
Oct 1971–Sep 1972
12-Month
52.88"
(1,343.15mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Apr 1971–Sep 1972
18-Month
72.19"
(1,833.63mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Oct 1970–Sep 1972
24-Month
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Oct 1969–Sep 1972
36-Month
140.85"
(3,577.59mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2008
Oct 1968–Sep 1972
48-Month
187.48"
(4,761.99mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Oct 1967–Sep 1972
60-Month
228.06"
(5,792.72mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010

Citing This Page

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