Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2002
1-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2001 1914
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1938
Ties: 2015
Aug–Sep 2002
2-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2001 1984
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Ties: 1971
Jul–Sep 2002
3-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1998 1968
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1938
Jun–Sep 2002
4-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1938
May–Sep 2002
5-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1997 1964
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1938
Apr–Sep 2002
6-Month
22.81"
(579.37mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1964
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1938
Mar–Sep 2002
7-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1938
Feb–Sep 2002
8-Month
29.30"
(744.22mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2008
Jan–Sep 2002
9-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2008
Dec 2001–Sep 2002
10-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2008
Nov 2001–Sep 2002
11-Month
36.19"
(919.23mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2008
Oct 2001–Sep 2002
12-Month
37.29"
(947.17mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-7.37"
(-187.19mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Apr 2001–Sep 2002
18-Month
58.18"
(1,477.77mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
-8.89"
(-225.81mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Oct 2000–Sep 2002
24-Month
82.21"
(2,088.13mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Oct 1999–Sep 2002
36-Month
131.94"
(3,351.28mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2008
Oct 1998–Sep 2002
48-Month
177.04"
(4,496.82mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009
Oct 1997–Sep 2002
60-Month
230.02"
(5,842.51mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/