Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1984 1984
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1955
Ties: 2014
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1987 1968
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1955
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1987 1949
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1987 1964
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2006
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Ties: 1914
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1987 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-3.17"
(-80.51mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
38.05"
(966.47mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
67.72"
(1,720.09mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
90.36"
(2,295.14mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
136.45"
(3,465.83mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2008
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
174.04"
(4,420.62mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
232.82"
(5,913.63mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/