Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1903
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1899
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
35.63"
(905.00mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
43.89"
(1,114.81mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
10.47"
(265.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
46.35"
(1,177.29mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
58.28"
(1,480.31mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
17.17"
(436.12mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
104.84"
(2,662.94mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
15.67"
(398.02mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
145.70"
(3,700.78mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
194.98"
(4,952.49mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
16.47"
(418.34mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
239.17"
(6,074.92mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/