Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2001 1903
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2001 1899
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1901
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1915
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Ties: 1922
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1992 1905
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
-5.96"
(-151.39mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
30.58"
(776.73mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-6.74"
(-171.20mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
-7.11"
(-180.59mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
62.60"
(1,590.04mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
87.37"
(2,219.20mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
134.62"
(3,419.35mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
180.68"
(4,589.27mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
227.37"
(5,775.20mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/