Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1933 1955
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Ties: 1992
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1933 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1936 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
7.67"
(194.81mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
41.49"
(1,053.85mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
11.53"
(292.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
45.35"
(1,151.89mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
11.80"
(299.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
48.39"
(1,229.11mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
10.98"
(278.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
50.82"
(1,290.83mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
9.46"
(240.29mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
53.08"
(1,348.23mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
80.84"
(2,053.34mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
13.62"
(345.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
101.87"
(2,587.50mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
12.67"
(321.82mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1974
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
151.32"
(3,843.53mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
17.51"
(444.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
191.30"
(4,859.02mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
238.59"
(6,060.19mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
15.54"
(394.72mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 16, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/