Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1993 1903
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2001 1899
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1901
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1999 1915
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
14.64"
(371.86mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1905
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
35.02"
(889.51mm)
29.64"
(752.86mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1905
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Ties: 2011
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
37.56"
(954.02mm)
33.42"
(848.87mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2004 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
38.99"
(990.35mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
46.65"
(1,184.91mm)
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
70.53"
(1,791.46mm)
66.72"
(1,694.69mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
101.90"
(2,588.26mm)
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
12.72"
(323.09mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
156.70"
(3,980.18mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
22.89"
(581.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
208.53"
(5,296.66mm)
178.51"
(4,534.15mm)
30.02"
(762.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2006 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
259.14"
(6,582.16mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2006 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/