Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1985 1943
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1917
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1969
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2005
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1985 1908
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2005
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
32.71"
(830.83mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
6.34"
(161.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1985 1949
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1972
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
48.40"
(1,229.36mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
72.92"
(1,852.17mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
88.95"
(2,259.33mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Ties: 1922
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
138.85"
(3,526.79mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
198.27"
(5,036.06mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
19.84"
(503.94mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
243.98"
(6,197.09mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
103rd 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 September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/