Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1984
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1955
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1968
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1955
Ties: 1951
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1995 1949
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1938
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1995 1964
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
37.71"
(957.83mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
45.40"
(1,153.16mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
52.90"
(1,343.66mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
8.24"
(209.30mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
78.60"
(1,996.44mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
108.08"
(2,745.23mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
18.87"
(479.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
144.42"
(3,668.27mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2008
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
196.21"
(4,983.73mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
17.74"
(450.59mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
238.73"
(6,063.74mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
28th 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/