Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1993 1955
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1979
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
9.87"
(250.69mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
8.46"
(214.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
37.60"
(955.04mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
11.26"
(286.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
54.36"
(1,380.74mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
57.42"
(1,458.47mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
12.81"
(325.38mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
85.96"
(2,183.38mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
18.74"
(475.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
101.76"
(2,584.70mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
12.56"
(319.02mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1974
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
148.15"
(3,763.01mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
14.34"
(364.24mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2011
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
195.32"
(4,961.13mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
16.82"
(427.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2012
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
239.83"
(6,091.68mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
16.78"
(426.21mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/