Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1957
1-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1979
Dec 1956–Jan 1957
2-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Nov 1956–Jan 1957
3-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Ties: 2007
Oct 1956–Jan 1957
4-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Sep 1956–Jan 1957
5-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1953 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Aug 1956–Jan 1957
6-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1956–Jan 1957
7-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1956–Jan 1957
8-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
May 1956–Jan 1957
9-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Ties: 1909
Apr 1956–Jan 1957
10-Month
32.40"
(822.96mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Mar 1956–Jan 1957
11-Month
38.17"
(969.52mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Feb 1956–Jan 1957
12-Month
42.42"
(1,077.47mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1955–Jan 1957
18-Month
78.81"
(2,001.77mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
11.59"
(294.38mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Feb 1955–Jan 1957
24-Month
98.30"
(2,496.82mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
9.10"
(231.14mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Feb 1954–Jan 1957
36-Month
148.74"
(3,778.00mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
14.93"
(379.23mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb 1953–Jan 1957
48-Month
198.97"
(5,053.84mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012
Feb 1952–Jan 1957
60-Month
244.02"
(6,198.11mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
20.97"
(532.64mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 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/