Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1915
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1943
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1895 2012
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 2004
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1989
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
25.97"
(659.64mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1956
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
35.71"
(907.03mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1956
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
42.08"
(1,068.83mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
44.12"
(1,120.65mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1903
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
46.03"
(1,169.16mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
68.28"
(1,734.31mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
92.16"
(2,340.86mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2010
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
134.07"
(3,405.38mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
190.67"
(4,843.02mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
12.22"
(310.39mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
242.84"
(6,168.14mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/