Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 2012
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1980 2004
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
10.68"
(271.27mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1944 1989
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-7.48"
(-189.99mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1985
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1956
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
-7.82"
(-198.63mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1956
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
-7.74"
(-196.59mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
-9.54"
(-242.32mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
36.09"
(916.69mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
-8.47"
(-215.13mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
55.69"
(1,414.53mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
-11.04"
(-280.41mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
81.61"
(2,072.89mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
-7.51"
(-190.76mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
128.39"
(3,261.11mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
-5.37"
(-136.39mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 1909
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
183.33"
(4,656.58mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
226.62"
(5,756.15mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/