Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1989
1-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1988 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2005
Ties: 2010
Sep–Oct 1989
2-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1988 1914
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Aug–Oct 1989
3-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 1940
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1955
Jul–Oct 1989
4-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
6.74"
(171.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 1968
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2021
Jun–Oct 1989
5-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2021
May–Oct 1989
6-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1964
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Apr–Oct 1989
7-Month
37.59"
(954.79mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
11.57"
(293.88mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1964
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Mar–Oct 1989
8-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
10.74"
(272.80mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb–Oct 1989
9-Month
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
10.18"
(258.58mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan–Oct 1989
10-Month
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
7.81"
(198.37mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Dec 1988–Oct 1989
11-Month
45.90"
(1,165.86mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1988–Oct 1989
12-Month
53.41"
(1,356.61mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
8.76"
(222.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
May 1988–Oct 1989
18-Month
73.97"
(1,878.84mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Ties: 1899
Nov 1987–Oct 1989
24-Month
92.62"
(2,352.55mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Nov 1986–Oct 1989
36-Month
144.35"
(3,666.49mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Nov 1985–Oct 1989
48-Month
188.64"
(4,791.46mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
10.14"
(257.56mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1984–Oct 1989
60-Month
227.03"
(5,766.56mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/