Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1981
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1980 1914
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
Aug–Sep 1981
2-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1984
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jul–Sep 1981
3-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
Jun–Sep 1981
4-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
May–Sep 1981
5-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
Apr–Sep 1981
6-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
Mar–Sep 1981
7-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1938
Feb–Sep 1981
8-Month
28.38"
(720.85mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2008
Jan–Sep 1981
9-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2008
Dec 1980–Sep 1981
10-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2008
Nov 1980–Sep 1981
11-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2008
Oct 1980–Sep 1981
12-Month
38.46"
(976.88mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Apr 1980–Sep 1981
18-Month
56.03"
(1,423.16mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
-11.04"
(-280.42mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Oct 1979–Sep 1981
24-Month
75.63"
(1,921.00mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
-13.62"
(-345.95mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Oct 1978–Sep 1981
36-Month
128.98"
(3,276.09mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2008
Oct 1977–Sep 1981
48-Month
177.75"
(4,514.85mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Oct 1976–Sep 1981
60-Month
224.68"
(5,706.87mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/