Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1995 1984
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1955
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1968
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1955
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1949
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1938
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1964
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2006
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2006
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1901
Ties: 2019
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1979
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
37.84"
(961.14mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
52.05"
(1,322.07mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
70.36"
(1,787.14mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
91.52"
(2,324.61mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2006
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
143.31"
(3,640.07mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2008
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
185.83"
(4,720.08mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2009
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
232.52"
(5,906.01mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/