Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2005
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1957 1914
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1984 1940
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Ties: 1950, 1997
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1984 1968
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2021
Ties: 1969
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2021
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2021
Ties: 1916
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
24.50"
(622.30mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2021
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
36.24"
(920.50mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
37.80"
(960.12mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
44.29"
(1,124.97mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
68.93"
(1,750.82mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
82.68"
(2,100.07mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
140.58"
(3,570.73mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
6.71"
(170.43mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
191.91"
(4,874.51mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
240.76"
(6,115.30mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
17.62"
(447.54mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/