Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 1943
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1969
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1908
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
12.42"
(315.46mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
13.39"
(340.10mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
26.37"
(669.80mm)
13.79"
(350.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1949
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
33.86"
(860.04mm)
13.34"
(338.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
51.65"
(1,311.91mm)
37.79"
(959.87mm)
13.86"
(352.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
56.53"
(1,435.86mm)
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1972
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
82.19"
(2,087.63mm)
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
14.84"
(376.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
107.85"
(2,739.39mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
144.68"
(3,674.87mm)
133.83"
(3,399.28mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
186.07"
(4,726.18mm)
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
236.17"
(5,998.72mm)
223.12"
(5,667.25mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/