Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2015 1984
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1955
Ties: 1942
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1968
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1955
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1993 1949
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1993 1964
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1901
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1999 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1979
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
30.65"
(778.51mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-6.71"
(-170.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
38.70"
(982.98mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-5.96"
(-151.38mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
57.72"
(1,466.09mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-9.51"
(-241.55mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
82.70"
(2,100.58mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
127.53"
(3,239.26mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
177.82"
(4,516.63mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
225.74"
(5,733.80mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/