Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2015
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2007 1984
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1955
Jul–Aug 2015
2-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2007 1968
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1955
Jun–Aug 2015
3-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2014 1949
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1938
May–Aug 2015
4-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2010 1964
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2006
Apr–Aug 2015
5-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2006
Mar–Aug 2015
6-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Feb–Aug 2015
7-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-3.86"
(-98.05mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Jan–Aug 2015
8-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-3.47"
(-88.13mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2012 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1979
Dec 2014–Aug 2015
9-Month
31.65"
(803.91mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Nov 2014–Aug 2015
10-Month
36.36"
(923.54mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Oct 2014–Aug 2015
11-Month
42.57"
(1,081.28mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2014 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Sep 2014–Aug 2015
12-Month
44.00"
(1,117.60mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2006
Mar 2014–Aug 2015
18-Month
68.53"
(1,740.66mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Ties: 1968
Sep 2013–Aug 2015
24-Month
88.83"
(2,256.28mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2006
Sep 2012–Aug 2015
36-Month
139.12"
(3,533.65mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2008
Sep 2011–Aug 2015
48-Month
187.04"
(4,750.82mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Sep 2010–Aug 2015
60-Month
241.94"
(6,145.28mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
18.87"
(479.30mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/