Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2008
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2004 1924
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2005
Sep–Oct 2008
2-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2007 1914
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Aug–Oct 2008
3-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2007 1940
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1955
Jul–Oct 2008
4-Month
21.65"
(549.91mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2007 1968
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2021
Jun–Oct 2008
5-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
7.59"
(192.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2021
May–Oct 2008
6-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 1964
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2021
Ties: 1922
Apr–Oct 2008
7-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1964
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2021
Mar–Oct 2008
8-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2011
Feb–Oct 2008
9-Month
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
13.09"
(332.49mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Oct 2008
10-Month
48.82"
(1,240.03mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Dec 2007–Oct 2008
11-Month
53.89"
(1,368.81mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
13.26"
(336.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Nov 2007–Oct 2008
12-Month
57.52"
(1,461.01mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
May 2007–Oct 2008
18-Month
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2006
Nov 2006–Oct 2008
24-Month
102.18"
(2,595.37mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
12.92"
(328.17mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2009
Nov 2005–Oct 2008
36-Month
156.99"
(3,987.55mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
23.12"
(587.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2011
Nov 2004–Oct 2008
48-Month
213.28"
(5,417.31mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
34.78"
(883.41mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2011
Nov 2003–Oct 2008
60-Month
260.27"
(6,610.86mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/