Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1979
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1914
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Ties: 1935
Aug–Sep 1979
2-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1984
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jul–Sep 1979
3-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1938
Jun–Sep 1979
4-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
May–Sep 1979
5-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Apr–Sep 1979
6-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1938
Mar–Sep 1979
7-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Feb–Sep 1979
8-Month
32.69"
(830.33mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
3.03"
(76.97mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Jan–Sep 1979
9-Month
43.64"
(1,108.46mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
10.34"
(262.64mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Dec 1978–Sep 1979
10-Month
47.64"
(1,210.06mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
10.51"
(266.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Nov 1978–Sep 1979
11-Month
50.03"
(1,270.76mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2008
Oct 1978–Sep 1979
12-Month
53.35"
(1,355.09mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
8.69"
(220.73mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Apr 1978–Sep 1979
18-Month
72.70"
(1,846.58mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Oct 1977–Sep 1979
24-Month
102.12"
(2,593.85mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Oct 1976–Sep 1979
36-Month
149.05"
(3,785.87mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2008
Oct 1975–Sep 1979
48-Month
198.46"
(5,040.88mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
19.96"
(506.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009
Oct 1974–Sep 1979
60-Month
247.63"
(6,289.80mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/