Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1999
1-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1998 1955
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Dec 1998–Jan 1999
2-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1992 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Nov 1998–Jan 1999
3-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1978
Oct 1998–Jan 1999
4-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2006
Sep 1998–Jan 1999
5-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2006
Aug 1998–Jan 1999
6-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 1998–Jan 1999
7-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1998–Jan 1999
8-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1998 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1998–Jan 1999
9-Month
37.51"
(952.75mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1998–Jan 1999
10-Month
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1998 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1998–Jan 1999
11-Month
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1998 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1998–Jan 1999
12-Month
50.75"
(1,289.05mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1998 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Jan 1999
18-Month
74.66"
(1,896.36mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
7.44"
(188.97mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1998 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2006
Ties: 1998
Feb 1997–Jan 1999
24-Month
94.27"
(2,394.46mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1974
Feb 1996–Jan 1999
36-Month
151.69"
(3,852.93mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
17.88"
(454.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2011
Feb 1995–Jan 1999
48-Month
196.03"
(4,979.16mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2012
Feb 1994–Jan 1999
60-Month
242.42"
(6,157.47mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
19.37"
(492.00mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/