Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2006
1-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2005 1984
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1955
Jul–Aug 2006
2-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2005 1968
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1955
Jun–Aug 2006
3-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2005 1949
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
May–Aug 2006
4-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2005 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Apr–Aug 2006
5-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2005 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar–Aug 2006
6-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2005 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1901
Feb–Aug 2006
7-Month
31.63"
(803.40mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Jan–Aug 2006
8-Month
37.24"
(945.90mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
7.73"
(196.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Dec 2005–Aug 2006
9-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2005 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Nov 2005–Aug 2006
10-Month
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
8.86"
(225.05mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2005 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2005–Aug 2006
11-Month
60.25"
(1,530.35mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
19.37"
(492.00mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2005 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 2005–Aug 2006
12-Month
62.99"
(1,599.95mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
18.33"
(465.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2005 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar 2005–Aug 2006
18-Month
86.49"
(2,196.85mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
19.26"
(489.21mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 2004–Aug 2006
24-Month
112.12"
(2,847.85mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
22.91"
(581.92mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 2003–Aug 2006
36-Month
160.54"
(4,077.72mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
26.69"
(677.93mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Sep 2002–Aug 2006
48-Month
213.53"
(5,423.66mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
35.06"
(890.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep 2001–Aug 2006
60-Month
250.17"
(6,354.32mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
27.10"
(688.34mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/