Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2005
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1914
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1940
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1955
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2013 1968
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1955
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1997 1964
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
-5.61"
(-142.50mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1965 1964
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-5.02"
(-127.50mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
35.44"
(900.18mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
37.92"
(963.17mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-6.73"
(-170.94mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
59.60"
(1,513.84mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-7.11"
(-180.59mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
82.33"
(2,091.18mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
-6.93"
(-176.02mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
129.87"
(3,298.70mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
175.09"
(4,447.29mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
218.49"
(5,549.65mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/