Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2016
1-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2014 1914
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Ties: 1976
Aug–Sep 2016
2-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2014 1984
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jul–Sep 2016
3-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Jun–Sep 2016
4-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1964 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
May–Sep 2016
5-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1965 1964
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Apr–Sep 2016
6-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-7.01"
(-178.05mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1964
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Mar–Sep 2016
7-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
-7.91"
(-200.91mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Feb–Sep 2016
8-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Jan–Sep 2016
9-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
-7.59"
(-192.79mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Dec 2015–Sep 2016
10-Month
30.53"
(775.46mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Nov 2015–Sep 2016
11-Month
33.01"
(838.45mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
-8.14"
(-206.76mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Oct 2015–Sep 2016
12-Month
36.87"
(936.50mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-7.79"
(-197.86mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Apr 2015–Sep 2016
18-Month
57.24"
(1,453.90mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
-9.83"
(-249.68mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Oct 2014–Sep 2016
24-Month
83.63"
(2,124.20mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Oct 2013–Sep 2016
36-Month
126.44"
(3,211.58mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Oct 2012–Sep 2016
48-Month
174.84"
(4,440.94mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Oct 2011–Sep 2016
60-Month
220.84"
(5,609.34mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
76th 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 December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/