Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1979
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1978
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
37.17"
(944.12mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
3.53"
(89.67mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
47.43"
(1,204.72mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
62.32"
(1,582.93mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
87.84"
(2,231.14mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1974
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
136.71"
(3,472.43mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
179.87"
(4,568.70mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
230.62"
(5,857.75mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/