Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1984
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1955
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1955
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1949
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1938
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1901
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
39.25"
(996.95mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
45.64"
(1,159.26mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
8.28"
(210.32mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
48.96"
(1,243.58mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
50.65"
(1,286.51mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
71.16"
(1,807.46mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
104.00"
(2,641.60mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
14.79"
(375.67mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
147.02"
(3,734.31mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2008
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
201.23"
(5,111.24mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
250.51"
(6,362.95mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
27.44"
(696.97mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/