Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1980 1943
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1984 1917
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1969
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1984 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2005
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1984 1908
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2005
Ties: 1970
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1984 1949
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
32.69"
(830.33mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.73"
(69.35mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
37.18"
(944.37mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
39.36"
(999.74mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1972
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
40.55"
(1,029.97mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
58.56"
(1,487.42mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-8.79"
(-223.27mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
90.45"
(2,297.43mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
149.87"
(3,806.70mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
16.04"
(407.42mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
195.58"
(4,967.73mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
17.15"
(435.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
238.74"
(6,064.00mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
15.62"
(396.75mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009

Citing This Page

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