Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2005
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
6.07"
(154.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
37.04"
(940.82mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1949
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
12.63"
(320.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
46.53"
(1,181.86mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
52.47"
(1,332.74mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
57.31"
(1,455.67mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
16.30"
(414.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
59.49"
(1,511.05mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
14.84"
(376.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
81.64"
(2,073.66mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
100.05"
(2,541.27mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
141.59"
(3,596.39mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
7.76"
(197.11mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
190.91"
(4,849.11mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
234.85"
(5,965.19mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/