Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1965 1917
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1969
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
22.81"
(579.37mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1949
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Ties: 1981
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
38.19"
(970.03mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1972
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
44.73"
(1,136.14mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
70.49"
(1,790.45mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
96.73"
(2,456.94mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
156.22"
(3,967.99mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
22.39"
(568.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
196.78"
(4,998.21mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
238.32"
(6,053.33mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/