Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1965 1943
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1978 1908
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
25.24"
(641.10mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1978 1949
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
36.73"
(932.94mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 2013
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
43.50"
(1,104.90mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1972
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
54.45"
(1,383.03mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
73.88"
(1,876.55mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
96.65"
(2,454.91mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
150.73"
(3,828.54mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
16.90"
(429.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
193.18"
(4,906.77mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
14.75"
(374.65mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
248.93"
(6,322.82mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/