Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2007 1984
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1955
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2016 1968
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1955
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2016 1949
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2016 1964
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
25.31"
(642.87mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1901
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1979
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
38.23"
(971.04mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
43.14"
(1,095.76mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
61.68"
(1,566.67mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
84.20"
(2,138.68mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
128.20"
(3,256.28mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
173.03"
(4,394.96mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2009
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
223.32"
(5,672.33mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/