Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1984
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1949 1968
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1953 1949
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1949 1964
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1907 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
28.85"
(732.79mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1979
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
34.93"
(887.22mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
43.85"
(1,113.79mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
46.77"
(1,187.96mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
75.87"
(1,927.10mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
101.85"
(2,586.99mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
149.98"
(3,809.49mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
16.13"
(409.70mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
197.52"
(5,017.01mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
19.05"
(483.87mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
248.30"
(6,306.82mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
25.23"
(640.84mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/