Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1903
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1899
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1901
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
31.75"
(806.45mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
40.15"
(1,019.81mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
9.86"
(250.44mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
45.40"
(1,153.16mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
48.52"
(1,232.41mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
70.03"
(1,778.76mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
91.41"
(2,321.81mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
138.41"
(3,515.61mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2007
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
188.48"
(4,787.39mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
233.06"
(5,919.72mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
9.99"
(253.74mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/