Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1958
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2004
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
21.72"
(551.69mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
7.11"
(180.60mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1956
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1956
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
44.68"
(1,134.87mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
46.78"
(1,188.21mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
76.20"
(1,935.48mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
101.72"
(2,583.69mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2010
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
145.01"
(3,683.25mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
200.02"
(5,080.51mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
21.57"
(547.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
246.01"
(6,248.65mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/