Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1982
1-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1915
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Feb–Mar 1982
2-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Ties: 1945
Jan–Mar 1982
3-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2004
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Dec 1981–Mar 1982
4-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1981 1989
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Nov 1981–Mar 1982
5-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1981–Mar 1982
6-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Sep 1981–Mar 1982
7-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1920
Aug 1981–Mar 1982
8-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1956
Jul 1981–Mar 1982
9-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1956
Jun 1981–Mar 1982
10-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
May 1981–Mar 1982
11-Month
40.58"
(1,030.73mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Apr 1981–Mar 1982
12-Month
44.32"
(1,125.73mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Oct 1980–Mar 1982
18-Month
62.84"
(1,596.14mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Apr 1980–Mar 1982
24-Month
80.41"
(2,042.41mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
-8.71"
(-221.24mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Apr 1979–Mar 1982
36-Month
125.93"
(3,198.62mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
-7.83"
(-198.88mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Apr 1978–Mar 1982
48-Month
172.71"
(4,386.83mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Apr 1977–Mar 1982
60-Month
227.65"
(5,782.31mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1967
58th 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/