Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1985
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1982 1915
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Feb–Mar 1985
2-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jan–Mar 1985
3-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2004
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1984–Mar 1985
4-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1989
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Nov 1984–Mar 1985
5-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1984–Mar 1985
6-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Sep 1984–Mar 1985
7-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
-8.44"
(-214.37mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–Mar 1985
8-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-11.03"
(-280.16mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1956
Jul 1984–Mar 1985
9-Month
24.17"
(613.92mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
-9.32"
(-236.73mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1956
Jun 1984–Mar 1985
10-Month
28.50"
(723.90mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
-8.61"
(-218.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
May 1984–Mar 1985
11-Month
37.40"
(949.96mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Apr 1984–Mar 1985
12-Month
41.91"
(1,064.51mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Oct 1983–Mar 1985
18-Month
74.30"
(1,887.22mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Apr 1983–Mar 1985
24-Month
98.51"
(2,502.15mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
9.39"
(238.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Apr 1982–Mar 1985
36-Month
150.68"
(3,827.27mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Apr 1981–Mar 1985
48-Month
195.00"
(4,953.00mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
16.55"
(420.37mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Apr 1980–Mar 1985
60-Month
231.09"
(5,869.69mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/