Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1982 1903
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1899
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
9.88"
(250.95mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1915
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
12.09"
(307.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
10.04"
(255.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1905
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1905
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
42.18"
(1,071.37mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
8.76"
(222.50mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
44.78"
(1,137.41mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
48.34"
(1,227.84mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
7.36"
(186.95mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
58.54"
(1,486.92mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
81.73"
(2,075.94mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
15.01"
(381.25mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
103.32"
(2,624.33mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
14.15"
(359.41mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
139.26"
(3,537.20mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
181.07"
(4,599.18mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
231.78"
(5,887.21mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
48th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/