Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2001
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1999 1984
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1955
Ties: 1909
Jul–Aug 2001
2-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1999 1968
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1955
Jun–Aug 2001
3-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1999 1949
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1938
May–Aug 2001
4-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1999 1964
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Apr–Aug 2001
5-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Mar–Aug 2001
6-Month
26.10"
(662.94mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1901
Ties: 1982
Feb–Aug 2001
7-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Jan–Aug 2001
8-Month
31.08"
(789.43mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1999 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1979
Dec 2000–Aug 2001
9-Month
35.38"
(898.65mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Nov 2000–Aug 2001
10-Month
38.91"
(988.31mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Oct 2000–Aug 2001
11-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Ties: 2014
Sep 2000–Aug 2001
12-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Mar 2000–Aug 2001
18-Month
74.38"
(1,889.25mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Sep 1999–Aug 2001
24-Month
100.14"
(2,543.56mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
10.93"
(277.63mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2006
Sep 1998–Aug 2001
36-Month
138.55"
(3,519.17mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2008
Sep 1997–Aug 2001
48-Month
190.94"
(4,849.88mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009
Sep 1996–Aug 2001
60-Month
243.84"
(6,193.54mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
20.77"
(527.56mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/