Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 1984
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1955
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1955
Ties: 1903
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1949
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1986
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
27.71"
(703.83mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
30.57"
(776.48mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
34.28"
(870.71mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
48.67"
(1,236.22mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
11.31"
(287.28mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
11.51"
(292.36mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
56.93"
(1,446.02mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
86.75"
(2,203.45mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
107.93"
(2,741.42mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
18.72"
(475.49mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
148.62"
(3,774.95mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
14.77"
(375.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2008
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
197.56"
(5,018.02mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
19.09"
(484.88mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
242.06"
(6,148.32mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
18.99"
(482.34mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009

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/