Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1943
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1917
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1969
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1908
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2007 2001
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
36.99"
(939.55mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2007 1949
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2011
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
43.11"
(1,094.99mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2011
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
48.63"
(1,235.20mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
10.84"
(275.33mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
57.13"
(1,451.10mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
59.70"
(1,516.38mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
80.57"
(2,046.48mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
13.22"
(335.79mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
105.19"
(2,671.83mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
15.92"
(404.37mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1973
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
158.89"
(4,035.81mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
25.06"
(636.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
215.90"
(5,483.86mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
262.40"
(6,664.96mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/