Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1973
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1914
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Aug–Sep 1973
2-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1984
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jul–Sep 1973
3-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1938
Jun–Sep 1973
4-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Ties: 1994, 1999
May–Sep 1973
5-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Apr–Sep 1973
6-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Mar–Sep 1973
7-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Feb–Sep 1973
8-Month
33.82"
(859.03mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2008
Jan–Sep 1973
9-Month
37.53"
(953.26mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2008
Dec 1972–Sep 1973
10-Month
44.32"
(1,125.73mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2008
Nov 1972–Sep 1973
11-Month
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Oct 1972–Sep 1973
12-Month
55.64"
(1,413.26mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
10.98"
(278.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr 1972–Sep 1973
18-Month
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
16.99"
(431.54mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Oct 1971–Sep 1973
24-Month
108.52"
(2,756.41mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Ties: 2019
Oct 1970–Sep 1973
36-Month
149.04"
(3,785.62mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
15.16"
(385.07mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2008
Oct 1969–Sep 1973
48-Month
196.49"
(4,990.85mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
17.99"
(456.95mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Oct 1968–Sep 1973
60-Month
243.12"
(6,175.25mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
20.02"
(508.51mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/