Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1984 1984
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1968
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
4.87"
(123.69mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1949
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1938
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Ties: 1973
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
20.06"
(509.52mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
31.80"
(807.72mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
33.36"
(847.34mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
39.85"
(1,012.19mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Ties: 1969
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
46.09"
(1,170.69mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
68.98"
(1,752.09mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
83.68"
(2,125.47mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
142.46"
(3,618.48mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
8.61"
(218.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2008
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
193.48"
(4,914.39mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
15.01"
(381.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
245.19"
(6,227.83mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
22.12"
(561.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/