Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Ties: 1915
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1995
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
31.63"
(803.40mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
34.46"
(875.28mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
38.20"
(970.28mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
38.96"
(989.58mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
46.64"
(1,184.66mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
2.03"
(51.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
60.55"
(1,537.97mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-6.67"
(-169.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
81.92"
(2,080.77mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-7.28"
(-184.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
126.58"
(3,215.13mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-7.23"
(-183.64mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1967
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
171.23"
(4,349.24mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2012
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
230.24"
(5,848.10mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1981 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012

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/