Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
3.12"
(79.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1943
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1969
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2005
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
10.12"
(257.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1908
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
8.69"
(220.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
11.47"
(291.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1949
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
41.17"
(1,045.72mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
11.21"
(284.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
48.00"
(1,219.20mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
14.14"
(359.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
50.95"
(1,294.13mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
54.01"
(1,371.85mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
60.61"
(1,539.49mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
15.96"
(405.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
85.67"
(2,176.02mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
102.10"
(2,593.34mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1973
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
149.91"
(3,807.71mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2011
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
194.36"
(4,936.74mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
15.93"
(404.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2011
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
239.15"
(6,074.41mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/