Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1984
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1955
Ties: 1945
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1955
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1938
Ties: 1924
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1964
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1979
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
36.55"
(928.37mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
42.42"
(1,077.47mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
45.67"
(1,160.02mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Ties: 1987
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
73.38"
(1,863.85mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Ties: 1922
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
102.60"
(2,606.04mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
153.60"
(3,901.44mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
194.29"
(4,934.97mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
15.82"
(401.83mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
243.23"
(6,178.04mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
20.16"
(512.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009

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/