Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1985
1-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Dec 1984–Jan 1985
2-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Nov 1984–Jan 1985
3-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Oct 1984–Jan 1985
4-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1984–Jan 1985
5-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Aug 1984–Jan 1985
6-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–Jan 1985
7-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-7.14"
(-181.36mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–Jan 1985
8-Month
23.53"
(597.66mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1984–Jan 1985
9-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Apr 1984–Jan 1985
10-Month
36.94"
(938.28mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1984–Jan 1985
11-Month
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Feb 1984–Jan 1985
12-Month
48.74"
(1,238.00mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
4.13"
(104.91mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1983–Jan 1985
18-Month
75.47"
(1,916.94mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Feb 1983–Jan 1985
24-Month
105.79"
(2,687.07mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
16.59"
(421.39mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1982–Jan 1985
36-Month
151.83"
(3,856.48mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
18.02"
(457.71mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Feb 1981–Jan 1985
48-Month
198.47"
(5,041.14mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
19.97"
(507.24mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1980–Jan 1985
60-Month
233.75"
(5,937.25mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/