Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1985
1-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1984 1984
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1955
Jul–Aug 1985
2-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1984 1968
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1955
Jun–Aug 1985
3-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1949
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1938
May–Aug 1985
4-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Apr–Aug 1985
5-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Mar–Aug 1985
6-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Feb–Aug 1985
7-Month
25.07"
(636.78mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jan–Aug 1985
8-Month
26.26"
(667.00mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Dec 1984–Aug 1985
9-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1984–Aug 1985
10-Month
32.15"
(816.61mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1984–Aug 1985
11-Month
35.97"
(913.64mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1984–Aug 1985
12-Month
37.59"
(954.79mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-7.07"
(-179.57mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Mar 1984–Aug 1985
18-Month
67.67"
(1,718.82mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1983–Aug 1985
24-Month
96.37"
(2,447.80mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
7.16"
(181.87mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Ties: 1978
Sep 1982–Aug 1985
36-Month
147.39"
(3,743.71mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Sep 1981–Aug 1985
48-Month
199.10"
(5,057.14mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Sep 1980–Aug 1985
60-Month
235.38"
(5,978.65mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 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/