Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, March 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2016
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2015 1915
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Feb–Mar 2016
2-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2015 2012
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Jan–Mar 2016
3-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2015 2004
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Dec 2015–Mar 2016
4-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
14.61"
(371.09mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1989
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Nov 2015–Mar 2016
5-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Oct 2015–Mar 2016
6-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Sep 2015–Mar 2016
7-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
25.93"
(658.62mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2014 1985
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Aug 2015–Mar 2016
8-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2014 1985
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1956
Jul 2015–Mar 2016
9-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1956
Jun 2015–Mar 2016
10-Month
38.23"
(971.04mm)
37.11"
(942.59mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
May 2015–Mar 2016
11-Month
39.19"
(995.43mm)
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Apr 2015–Mar 2016
12-Month
41.74"
(1,060.20mm)
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Oct 2014–Mar 2016
18-Month
68.13"
(1,730.50mm)
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Apr 2014–Mar 2016
24-Month
89.58"
(2,275.33mm)
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Apr 2013–Mar 2016
36-Month
138.81"
(3,525.77mm)
133.76"
(3,397.50mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Apr 2012–Mar 2016
48-Month
183.91"
(4,671.31mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Apr 2011–Mar 2016
60-Month
239.08"
(6,072.63mm)
222.95"
(5,662.93mm)
16.13"
(409.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010

Citing This Page

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