Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1979
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1978
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
34.62"
(879.35mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
39.73"
(1,009.14mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
8.69"
(220.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
7.93"
(201.43mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
52.15"
(1,324.61mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
80.97"
(2,056.64mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Ties: 1978
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
113.17"
(2,874.52mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
23.97"
(608.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
153.71"
(3,904.23mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
196.43"
(4,989.32mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2012
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
244.92"
(6,220.97mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
21.87"
(555.50mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/