Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2005
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2005
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1949
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
8.38"
(212.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
7.64"
(194.05mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
48.29"
(1,226.57mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
7.28"
(184.92mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
80.97"
(2,056.64mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
13.62"
(345.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2006
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
111.49"
(2,831.85mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
22.22"
(564.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
152.05"
(3,862.07mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
193.59"
(4,917.19mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
15.16"
(385.07mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
242.91"
(6,169.91mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
19.79"
(502.66mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/