Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1970 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1919
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1962
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
72.31"
(1,836.67mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
89.31"
(2,268.47mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
148.32"
(3,767.33mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
14.51"
(368.56mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
188.83"
(4,796.28mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
244.83"
(6,218.68mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
21.78"
(553.21mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/