Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, September 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2017
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2016 1914
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Aug–Sep 2017
2-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2016 1984
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jul–Sep 2017
3-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1968
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2021
Jun–Sep 2017
4-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Ties: 1906
May–Sep 2017
5-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2016 1964
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1938
Apr–Sep 2017
6-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2016 1964
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1938
Ties: 1977
Mar–Sep 2017
7-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
26.45"
(671.83mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1938
Feb–Sep 2017
8-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2008
Jan–Sep 2017
9-Month
35.44"
(900.18mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2008
Dec 2016–Sep 2017
10-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
37.13"
(943.10mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2008
Nov 2016–Sep 2017
11-Month
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2008
Oct 2016–Sep 2017
12-Month
46.56"
(1,182.62mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Apr 2016–Sep 2017
18-Month
62.06"
(1,576.32mm)
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Oct 2015–Sep 2017
24-Month
83.43"
(2,119.12mm)
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2007
Oct 2014–Sep 2017
36-Month
130.19"
(3,306.83mm)
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Oct 2013–Sep 2017
48-Month
173.00"
(4,394.20mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2009
Oct 2012–Sep 2017
60-Month
221.40"
(5,623.56mm)
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/