Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1987 2012
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1985 2004
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1989
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1956
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1956
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
-4.32"
(-109.72mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
39.28"
(997.71mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
58.89"
(1,495.81mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
-7.84"
(-199.13mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2007
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
85.23"
(2,164.84mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
131.26"
(3,334.00mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
177.39"
(4,505.71mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
219.30"
(5,570.22mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/