Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Ties: 1905, 1908
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1966 2012
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2004
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
16.55"
(420.37mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
5.72"
(145.29mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
34.87"
(885.70mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1956
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
38.73"
(983.74mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1956
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
46.80"
(1,188.72mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
52.35"
(1,329.69mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
56.29"
(1,429.77mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
11.73"
(297.95mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
80.75"
(2,051.05mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
14.02"
(356.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
100.06"
(2,541.52mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
10.94"
(277.87mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
141.75"
(3,600.45mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
191.01"
(4,851.65mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
12.56"
(319.02mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
234.28"
(5,950.71mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 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/