Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1978
1-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1959 1914
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Aug–Sep 1978
2-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1984
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 1993
Jul–Sep 1978
3-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1968
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Ties: 1962
Jun–Sep 1978
4-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Ties: 1941
May–Sep 1978
5-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Apr–Sep 1978
6-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Mar–Sep 1978
7-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Feb–Sep 1978
8-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-5.67"
(-144.01mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Jan–Sep 1978
9-Month
32.49"
(825.25mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Dec 1977–Sep 1978
10-Month
38.55"
(979.17mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Nov 1977–Sep 1978
11-Month
42.38"
(1,076.45mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2008
Oct 1977–Sep 1978
12-Month
48.77"
(1,238.76mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Apr 1977–Sep 1978
18-Month
74.29"
(1,886.97mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Oct 1976–Sep 1978
24-Month
95.70"
(2,430.78mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2007
Oct 1975–Sep 1978
36-Month
145.11"
(3,685.79mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Oct 1974–Sep 1978
48-Month
194.28"
(4,934.71mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Oct 1973–Sep 1978
60-Month
243.97"
(6,196.84mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
20.87"
(530.10mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/