Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Ties: 1910, 1976
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
31.85"
(808.99mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
38.22"
(970.79mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
8.26"
(209.81mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
6.71"
(170.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
4.76"
(120.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
45.77"
(1,162.56mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
75.00"
(1,905.00mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
93.27"
(2,369.06mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1974
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
142.01"
(3,607.05mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
199.06"
(5,056.12mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
20.56"
(522.22mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
245.10"
(6,225.54mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
22.05"
(560.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/