Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1983
1-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1982–Jan 1983
2-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1979
Ties: 1977
Nov 1982–Jan 1983
3-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1978
Oct 1982–Jan 1983
4-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2006
Sep 1982–Jan 1983
5-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2006
Aug 1982–Jan 1983
6-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jul 1982–Jan 1983
7-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 1905
Jun 1982–Jan 1983
8-Month
32.89"
(835.41mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1982–Jan 1983
9-Month
35.49"
(901.45mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1982–Jan 1983
10-Month
39.92"
(1,013.97mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1982–Jan 1983
11-Month
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Feb 1982–Jan 1983
12-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Aug 1981–Jan 1983
18-Month
70.01"
(1,778.25mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Feb 1981–Jan 1983
24-Month
92.68"
(2,354.07mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1974
Feb 1980–Jan 1983
36-Month
127.96"
(3,250.18mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Feb 1979–Jan 1983
48-Month
172.62"
(4,384.55mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2012
Feb 1978–Jan 1983
60-Month
217.27"
(5,518.66mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/