Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2013 1955
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1979
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2007 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1979
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2013 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1978
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Ties: 1951
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2014 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2013 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Ties: 1961
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2008 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
36.85"
(935.99mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-4.51"
(-114.55mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
39.84"
(1,011.94mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-4.77"
(-121.15mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
64.90"
(1,648.46mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
90.54"
(2,299.72mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1974
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
138.44"
(3,516.38mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
4.63"
(117.61mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
178.92"
(4,544.57mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
239.42"
(6,081.27mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
16.37"
(415.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/