Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1922 1955
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Ties: 1921
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
5.33"
(135.38mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1933 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1978
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1929 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 1985
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-6.59"
(-167.39mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
23.01"
(584.45mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 1965
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
24.56"
(623.82mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-8.99"
(-228.35mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1940 1965
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
29.32"
(744.73mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
33.97"
(862.84mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-7.39"
(-187.70mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
62.75"
(1,593.85mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
90.78"
(2,305.81mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
139.57"
(3,545.08mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1994
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
189.02"
(4,801.11mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
229.00"
(5,816.60mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/