Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1982 1903
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1975 1899
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1915
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-6.49"
(-164.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-8.45"
(-214.63mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1905 1905
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
21.50"
(546.10mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-8.14"
(-206.76mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1905
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-10.30"
(-261.62mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-12.89"
(-327.41mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-11.18"
(-283.97mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-10.47"
(-265.94mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
67.59"
(1,716.79mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
90.74"
(2,304.80mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
149.28"
(3,791.71mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
15.47"
(392.94mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
194.06"
(4,929.12mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
230.00"
(5,842.00mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/