Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Ties: 1982
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1914
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1984 1940
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1955
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1968
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1922
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
26.55"
(674.37mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
39.21"
(995.93mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
60.00"
(1,524.00mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-6.71"
(-170.43mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
90.94"
(2,309.88mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
135.23"
(3,434.84mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
173.62"
(4,409.95mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
231.52"
(5,880.61mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/