Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2006 1943
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1973
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1969
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2005
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1908
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2005
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2016 2001
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1949
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
36.90"
(937.26mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
40.11"
(1,018.79mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
2.32"
(58.92mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
42.79"
(1,086.87mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1972
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
46.82"
(1,189.23mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2018
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
65.75"
(1,670.05mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
83.65"
(2,124.71mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
125.04"
(3,176.02mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
-8.79"
(-223.26mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
175.14"
(4,448.56mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/