Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 1915
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Ties: 1929
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1985 2012
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
11.74"
(298.20mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1985 2004
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1989
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Ties: 1913
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
26.03"
(661.16mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1956
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
36.26"
(921.00mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1956
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
40.50"
(1,028.70mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
44.43"
(1,128.52mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
46.13"
(1,171.70mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
62.00"
(1,574.80mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
88.04"
(2,236.22mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2010
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
144.64"
(3,673.86mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
10.88"
(276.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2010
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
196.81"
(4,998.97mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
18.36"
(466.34mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
241.13"
(6,124.70mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/