Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2002
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1955
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1979
Dec 2001–Jan 2002
2-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Ties: 1897
Nov 2001–Jan 2002
3-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1978
Oct 2001–Jan 2002
4-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-7.01"
(-178.05mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Sep 2001–Jan 2002
5-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-7.26"
(-184.41mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Aug 2001–Jan 2002
6-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-7.79"
(-197.86mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–Jan 2002
7-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-8.16"
(-207.27mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–Jan 2002
8-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-5.89"
(-149.60mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1913
May 2001–Jan 2002
9-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1931
Apr 2001–Jan 2002
10-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar 2001–Jan 2002
11-Month
37.63"
(955.80mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1977
Feb 2001–Jan 2002
12-Month
40.41"
(1,026.41mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2000–Jan 2002
18-Month
60.11"
(1,526.79mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-7.11"
(-180.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Feb 2000–Jan 2002
24-Month
89.28"
(2,267.71mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1974
Feb 1999–Jan 2002
36-Month
132.44"
(3,363.98mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Feb 1998–Jan 2002
48-Month
183.19"
(4,653.03mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
Feb 1997–Jan 2002
60-Month
226.71"
(5,758.43mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/