Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1983
1-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2005
Sep–Oct 1983
2-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1982 1914
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2005
Aug–Oct 1983
3-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1955
Jul–Oct 1983
4-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1982 1968
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1955
Jun–Oct 1983
5-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1938
May–Oct 1983
6-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1938
Apr–Oct 1983
7-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1981 1964
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Mar–Oct 1983
8-Month
36.46"
(926.08mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Oct 1983
9-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan–Oct 1983
10-Month
45.53"
(1,156.46mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Dec 1982–Oct 1983
11-Month
47.40"
(1,203.96mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Ties: 1902
Nov 1982–Oct 1983
12-Month
51.33"
(1,303.78mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
May 1982–Oct 1983
18-Month
76.30"
(1,938.02mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2006
Nov 1981–Oct 1983
24-Month
100.18"
(2,544.57mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
10.92"
(277.37mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Nov 1980–Oct 1983
36-Month
139.46"
(3,542.28mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Nov 1979–Oct 1983
48-Month
176.10"
(4,472.94mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Nov 1978–Oct 1983
60-Month
230.77"
(5,861.56mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/