Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1914
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2005
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1980 1940
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2021
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2021
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2021
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2021
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
25.63"
(651.00mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
33.31"
(846.07mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
34.22"
(869.19mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
35.55"
(902.97mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
39.28"
(997.71mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
56.03"
(1,423.16mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-10.68"
(-271.27mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
75.92"
(1,928.37mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-13.34"
(-338.83mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
130.59"
(3,316.99mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
176.29"
(4,477.77mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
224.52"
(5,702.81mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/