Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1979
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1989 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
31.92"
(810.77mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1994 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
74.66"
(1,896.36mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
7.44"
(188.97mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Ties: 1999
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
100.94"
(2,563.88mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
11.74"
(298.20mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
145.28"
(3,690.11mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
11.47"
(291.34mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
191.67"
(4,868.42mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
238.84"
(6,066.54mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
15.79"
(401.07mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/