Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1903
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1899
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1989 1915
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Ties: 1913, 2007
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1989 1905
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
35.04"
(890.02mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1989 1905
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1989 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
45.45"
(1,154.43mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
50.16"
(1,274.06mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1989 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
55.48"
(1,409.19mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1989 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
74.45"
(1,891.03mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
98.93"
(2,512.82mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
140.10"
(3,558.54mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
193.45"
(4,913.63mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
14.94"
(379.48mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
237.90"
(6,042.66mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/