Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1979
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1979
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1981
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2006
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1988 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
36.62"
(930.15mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
63.39"
(1,610.11mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2006
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
83.34"
(2,116.84mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-5.86"
(-148.84mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1974
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
132.25"
(3,359.15mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
176.61"
(4,485.89mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2012
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
225.35"
(5,723.89mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/