Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2013 1943
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1973
Ties: 1912
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1917
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1969
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2013 1924
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2005
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1908
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2005
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2013 2001
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Ties: 1900
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2013 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2018
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2010 1949
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
34.37"
(873.00mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
37.36"
(948.94mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1972
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
41.39"
(1,051.31mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2018
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
68.94"
(1,751.08mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2006
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
91.49"
(2,323.85mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2013 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1973
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
137.88"
(3,502.15mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
179.66"
(4,563.36mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
240.49"
(6,108.45mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
17.37"
(441.20mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/