Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1943
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1969
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1982 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1980 1908
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-4.98"
(-126.50mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
16.94"
(430.28mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1997 1949
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1967
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
39.87"
(1,012.70mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Ties: 1937
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
50.16"
(1,274.06mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
71.49"
(1,815.85mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
91.28"
(2,318.51mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1973
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
151.89"
(3,858.01mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
18.06"
(458.73mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
193.38"
(4,911.85mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
241.19"
(6,126.23mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/