Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2005
Ties: 2015
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1986 1914
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
2.92"
(74.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1940
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1968
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
30.20"
(767.08mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1986 1964
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Ties: 1991
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
39.57"
(1,005.08mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
74.32"
(1,887.73mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
7.61"
(193.30mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
96.02"
(2,438.91mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
6.76"
(171.71mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
134.41"
(3,414.01mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
192.31"
(4,884.67mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
13.81"
(350.77mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
243.64"
(6,188.46mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/