Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of October 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-5.22"
(-132.58mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1978
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-8.77"
(-222.76mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-9.11"
(-231.40mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-9.03"
(-229.36mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-10.83"
(-275.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-9.76"
(-247.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
34.29"
(870.97mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-7.07"
(-179.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
35.28"
(896.11mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-9.33"
(-236.98mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
57.72"
(1,466.09mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-9.50"
(-241.30mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
79.94"
(2,030.48mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-9.26"
(-235.20mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
124.59"
(3,164.59mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-9.22"
(-234.18mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
183.60"
(4,663.44mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
224.11"
(5,692.39mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/