Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1988
1-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1914
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1938
Aug–Sep 1988
2-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1984 1984
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jul–Sep 1988
3-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1968
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2021
Jun–Sep 1988
4-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1938
May–Sep 1988
5-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1987 1964
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
Apr–Sep 1988
6-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 1964
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1938
Ties: 1943
Mar–Sep 1988
7-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1938
Feb–Sep 1988
8-Month
27.71"
(703.83mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008
Jan–Sep 1988
9-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008
Dec 1987–Sep 1988
10-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008
Nov 1987–Sep 1988
11-Month
36.18"
(918.97mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2008
Oct 1987–Sep 1988
12-Month
40.04"
(1,017.02mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-4.62"
(-117.34mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Apr 1987–Sep 1988
18-Month
66.38"
(1,686.05mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Oct 1986–Sep 1988
24-Month
90.79"
(2,306.07mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Oct 1985–Sep 1988
36-Month
134.66"
(3,420.36mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2008
Ties: 1970
Oct 1984–Sep 1988
48-Month
174.41"
(4,430.01mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Oct 1983–Sep 1988
60-Month
232.84"
(5,914.14mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/