Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
29.26"
(743.20mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
68.66"
(1,743.96mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
91.44"
(2,322.58mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
135.80"
(3,449.32mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
184.54"
(4,687.32mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
241.59"
(6,136.39mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 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/