Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1943
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1973
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1969
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2005
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2001 1908
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2005
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 2001
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2018
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1949
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
6.88"
(174.76mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
5.42"
(137.66mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
44.98"
(1,142.49mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1972
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
46.50"
(1,181.10mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2018
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
74.71"
(1,897.63mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2006
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
99.79"
(2,534.67mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1973
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
147.02"
(3,734.31mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Jan 2001–Dec 2004
48-Month
187.00"
(4,749.80mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
237.19"
(6,024.63mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
38th 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/