Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 1903
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1988 1899
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1988 1905
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Ties: 1982
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1905
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
34.57"
(878.08mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 2018
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
43.45"
(1,103.63mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
62.65"
(1,591.31mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
137.97"
(3,504.44mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2007
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
182.42"
(4,633.47mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
216.55"
(5,500.37mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/