Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 2021

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2021
1-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2020 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2005
Sep–Oct 2021
2-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1914
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2005
Aug–Oct 2021
3-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1940
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jul–Oct 2021
4-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
14.93"
(379.22mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1968
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun–Oct 2021
5-Month
32.30"
(820.42mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
May–Oct 2021
6-Month
37.44"
(950.98mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
15.33"
(389.39mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Apr–Oct 2021
7-Month
41.78"
(1,061.21mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Mar–Oct 2021
8-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
14.02"
(356.11mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–Oct 2021
9-Month
47.18"
(1,198.37mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
14.02"
(356.11mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan–Oct 2021
10-Month
49.45"
(1,256.03mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2020–Oct 2021
11-Month
55.82"
(1,417.83mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2020–Oct 2021
12-Month
59.62"
(1,514.35mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
14.97"
(380.24mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2020–Oct 2021
18-Month
77.63"
(1,971.80mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
10.92"
(277.37mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2020 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2006
Nov 2019–Oct 2021
24-Month
102.20"
(2,595.88mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Nov 2018–Oct 2021
36-Month
157.29"
(3,995.17mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2017–Oct 2021
48-Month
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
31.56"
(801.62mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2016–Oct 2021
60-Month
258.65"
(6,569.71mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
35.51"
(901.95mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/