Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1947
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Ties: 1943
Dec 1946–Jan 1947
2-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Nov 1946–Jan 1947
3-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1978
Oct 1946–Jan 1947
4-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1946–Jan 1947
5-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1909 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Aug 1946–Jan 1947
6-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–Jan 1947
7-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–Jan 1947
8-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1946–Jan 1947
9-Month
33.13"
(841.50mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1969
Apr 1946–Jan 1947
10-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1946–Jan 1947
11-Month
37.37"
(949.20mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1946–Jan 1947
12-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1945–Jan 1947
18-Month
64.02"
(1,626.11mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Feb 1945–Jan 1947
24-Month
91.08"
(2,313.43mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Feb 1944–Jan 1947
36-Month
134.21"
(3,408.93mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Feb 1943–Jan 1947
48-Month
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Feb 1942–Jan 1947
60-Month
218.88"
(5,559.55mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 11, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/