Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1978
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Ties: 1926
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1904
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1906
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
37.22"
(945.39mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
40.47"
(1,027.94mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
42.49"
(1,079.25mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
62.90"
(1,597.66mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
83.05"
(2,109.47mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
133.57"
(3,392.68mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
176.70"
(4,488.18mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
214.30"
(5,443.22mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/