Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1996 1984
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1955
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1995 1968
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1955
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
3.67"
(93.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1949
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1938
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1964
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2006
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2006
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1901
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
9.41"
(239.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1979
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
48.56"
(1,233.42mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
50.64"
(1,286.26mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
9.76"
(247.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
7.73"
(196.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
74.55"
(1,893.57mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1984
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
105.29"
(2,674.37mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
16.08"
(408.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
160.47"
(4,075.94mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
26.62"
(676.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
196.81"
(4,998.97mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
18.34"
(465.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
248.60"
(6,314.44mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
25.53"
(648.46mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/