Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2012
1-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2010 1984
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jul–Aug 2012
2-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2010 1968
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jun–Aug 2012
3-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2010 1949
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1938
Ties: 1919
May–Aug 2012
4-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1964
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Apr–Aug 2012
5-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Mar–Aug 2012
6-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1901
Feb–Aug 2012
7-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Jan–Aug 2012
8-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-4.32"
(-109.72mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1979
Dec 2011–Aug 2012
9-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Nov 2011–Aug 2012
10-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Oct 2011–Aug 2012
11-Month
40.66"
(1,032.76mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Ties: 1977
Sep 2011–Aug 2012
12-Month
47.92"
(1,217.17mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Mar 2011–Aug 2012
18-Month
78.29"
(1,988.57mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
11.06"
(280.93mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Sep 2010–Aug 2012
24-Month
102.82"
(2,611.63mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
13.61"
(345.70mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Sep 2009–Aug 2012
36-Month
151.86"
(3,857.24mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
18.01"
(457.45mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2008
Sep 2008–Aug 2012
48-Month
209.32"
(5,316.73mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
30.85"
(783.59mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Sep 2007–Aug 2012
60-Month
261.91"
(6,652.51mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
38.84"
(986.53mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/