Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1984
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1955
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2002 1968
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1955
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2002 1949
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1938
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2002 1964
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1901
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
30.67"
(779.02mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
33.50"
(850.90mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1979
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
38.76"
(984.50mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
5.42"
(137.66mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
44.64"
(1,133.86mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
7.28"
(184.92mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
48.80"
(1,239.52mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2006
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
52.99"
(1,345.95mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
8.33"
(211.59mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2006
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
75.85"
(1,926.59mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1984
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
89.63"
(2,276.60mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Ties: 1971
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
134.58"
(3,418.33mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2008
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
189.77"
(4,820.16mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
228.18"
(5,795.77mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
57th 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/