Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1932 1899
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1915
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Ties: 1981
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
29.98"
(761.49mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
40.21"
(1,021.33mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
59.36"
(1,507.74mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-7.36"
(-186.95mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
78.58"
(1,995.93mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-10.60"
(-269.24mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
135.19"
(3,433.83mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
193.73"
(4,920.74mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
15.22"
(386.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2010
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
238.51"
(6,058.15mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
15.44"
(392.17mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
33rd 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 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/