Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1998 1984
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1955
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1993 1968
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1955
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1999 1949
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1938
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1999 1964
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Ties: 1958
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1999 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-5.36"
(-136.14mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
36.64"
(930.66mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-8.02"
(-203.70mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
62.74"
(1,593.60mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
81.59"
(2,072.39mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-7.62"
(-193.54mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
136.78"
(3,474.21mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2008
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
175.19"
(4,449.83mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
227.58"
(5,780.53mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/