Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2018
1-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2017 1955
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1979
Dec 2017–Jan 2018
2-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2007 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1979
Nov 2017–Jan 2018
3-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1978
Oct 2017–Jan 2018
4-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Sep 2017–Jan 2018
5-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Aug 2017–Jan 2018
6-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Ties: 1962
Jul 2017–Jan 2018
7-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2017 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2017–Jan 2018
8-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
May 2017–Jan 2018
9-Month
35.89"
(911.61mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Apr 2017–Jan 2018
10-Month
41.40"
(1,051.56mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Mar 2017–Jan 2018
11-Month
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Feb 2017–Jan 2018
12-Month
47.29"
(1,201.17mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Ties: 1935
Aug 2016–Jan 2018
18-Month
67.98"
(1,726.69mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Feb 2016–Jan 2018
24-Month
85.67"
(2,176.02mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1974
Feb 2015–Jan 2018
36-Month
125.51"
(3,187.95mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-8.30"
(-210.82mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Feb 2014–Jan 2018
48-Month
176.21"
(4,475.73mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012
Feb 2013–Jan 2018
60-Month
224.11"
(5,692.39mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2017 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/