Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1943
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1973
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1984 1908
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1988 2001
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1984 1949
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
35.63"
(905.00mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
37.71"
(957.83mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
75.31"
(1,912.87mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
7.96"
(202.18mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
101.73"
(2,583.94mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1973
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
143.22"
(3,637.79mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
191.03"
(4,852.16mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
235.48"
(5,981.19mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
12.36"
(313.94mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 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/