Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2011 1943
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1973
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1969
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2004 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2005
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2009 1908
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2005
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2010 2001
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2010 1949
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
35.82"
(909.83mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1972
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
41.78"
(1,061.21mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
76.51"
(1,943.35mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
102.61"
(2,606.29mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
13.34"
(338.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
152.24"
(3,866.90mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
18.41"
(467.62mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
203.95"
(5,180.33mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
25.52"
(648.21mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
263.65"
(6,696.71mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
40.53"
(1,029.46mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/