Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2007 1984
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1955
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1968
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1955
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2007 1949
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1938
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1964
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
21.15"
(537.21mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1901
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
37.74"
(958.60mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
8.23"
(209.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
42.81"
(1,087.37mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
9.47"
(240.53mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
46.44"
(1,179.58mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
9.08"
(230.64mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
50.05"
(1,271.27mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
52.59"
(1,335.79mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
7.93"
(201.43mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
77.73"
(1,974.34mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
99.69"
(2,532.13mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
10.48"
(266.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2006
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
162.68"
(4,132.07mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
28.83"
(732.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
211.81"
(5,379.97mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
33.34"
(846.83mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2009
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
260.23"
(6,609.84mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
37.16"
(943.86mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2006 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/