Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1984
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1968
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1949
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1938
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
16.99"
(431.55mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1964
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2006
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
26.43"
(671.32mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1901
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
31.31"
(795.27mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
5.44"
(138.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1979
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
38.43"
(976.12mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
40.25"
(1,022.35mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
47.19"
(1,198.63mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
6.31"
(160.28mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
50.61"
(1,285.49mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
75.92"
(1,928.37mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
8.69"
(220.73mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
96.11"
(2,441.19mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
134.81"
(3,424.17mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2008
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
178.81"
(4,541.77mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Ties: 1983
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
223.64"
(5,680.46mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/