Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2006 1943
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Ties: 1946
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1969
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2013 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2013 1908
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2013 2001
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 1952
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1980 1949
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
-7.24"
(-183.89mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
-8.13"
(-206.51mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
-6.66"
(-169.16mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1972
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
36.83"
(935.48mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-7.82"
(-198.63mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
58.28"
(1,480.31mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-9.07"
(-230.38mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
78.22"
(1,986.79mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
-11.05"
(-280.67mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
128.32"
(3,259.33mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
-5.51"
(-139.95mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
174.71"
(4,437.63mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
216.49"
(5,498.85mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009

Citing This Page

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