Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
37.91"
(962.91mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
40.01"
(1,016.25mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
42.86"
(1,088.64mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
79.68"
(2,023.87mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
103.66"
(2,632.96mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
144.17"
(3,661.92mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
200.17"
(5,084.32mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
246.30"
(6,256.02mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/