Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1983
1-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1982 1984
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Jul–Aug 1983
2-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1982 1968
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Jun–Aug 1983
3-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1938
Ties: 1900
May–Aug 1983
4-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 1964
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2006
Apr–Aug 1983
5-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2006
Mar–Aug 1983
6-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
7.48"
(190.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1901
Feb–Aug 1983
7-Month
34.49"
(876.05mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1984
Jan–Aug 1983
8-Month
39.21"
(995.93mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1982–Aug 1983
9-Month
41.08"
(1,043.43mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
7.74"
(196.59mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Nov 1982–Aug 1983
10-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1982–Aug 1983
11-Month
48.04"
(1,220.22mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
7.16"
(181.87mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Sep 1982–Aug 1983
12-Month
51.02"
(1,295.91mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
6.36"
(161.55mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2006
Mar 1982–Aug 1983
18-Month
77.12"
(1,958.85mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1984
Sep 1981–Aug 1983
24-Month
102.73"
(2,609.34mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Sep 1980–Aug 1983
36-Month
139.01"
(3,530.85mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2008
Sep 1979–Aug 1983
48-Month
178.81"
(4,541.77mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2009
Ties: 2018
Sep 1978–Aug 1983
60-Month
229.46"
(5,828.28mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/