Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1987
1-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1914
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1938
Aug–Sep 1987
2-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1984
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1977
Jul–Sep 1987
3-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1986 1968
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1938
Jun–Sep 1987
4-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
May–Sep 1987
5-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
Ties: 1943
Apr–Sep 1987
6-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1964
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1938
Mar–Sep 1987
7-Month
29.67"
(753.62mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1938
Feb–Sep 1987
8-Month
30.20"
(767.08mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Ties: 1951
Jan–Sep 1987
9-Month
35.71"
(907.03mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Dec 1986–Sep 1987
10-Month
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Nov 1986–Sep 1987
11-Month
47.87"
(1,215.90mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Oct 1986–Sep 1987
12-Month
50.75"
(1,289.05mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Ties: 1982
Apr 1986–Sep 1987
18-Month
72.37"
(1,838.20mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Oct 1985–Sep 1987
24-Month
94.62"
(2,403.35mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Oct 1984–Sep 1987
36-Month
134.37"
(3,413.00mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2008
Oct 1983–Sep 1987
48-Month
192.80"
(4,897.12mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
14.30"
(363.22mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Oct 1982–Sep 1987
60-Month
242.81"
(6,167.37mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
19.71"
(500.63mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/