Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2001 1943
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1973
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1969
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1908
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
28.91"
(734.31mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2001 1949
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
34.34"
(872.24mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.38"
(111.26mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
38.11"
(967.99mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
42.35"
(1,075.69mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1972
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
47.23"
(1,199.64mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
62.78"
(1,594.61mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
87.21"
(2,215.13mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
137.40"
(3,489.96mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
183.44"
(4,659.38mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
233.60"
(5,933.44mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/