Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1959
1-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Ties: 1907, 1908
Dec 1958–Jan 1959
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1958–Jan 1959
3-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Oct 1958–Jan 1959
4-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1909
Sep 1958–Jan 1959
5-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Aug 1958–Jan 1959
6-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–Jan 1959
7-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–Jan 1959
8-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1958–Jan 1959
9-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Apr 1958–Jan 1959
10-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Mar 1958–Jan 1959
11-Month
41.63"
(1,057.40mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Feb 1958–Jan 1959
12-Month
44.76"
(1,136.90mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1957–Jan 1959
18-Month
68.97"
(1,751.84mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2006
Feb 1957–Jan 1959
24-Month
83.55"
(2,122.17mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1974
Feb 1956–Jan 1959
36-Month
125.97"
(3,199.64mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-7.84"
(-199.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb 1955–Jan 1959
48-Month
181.85"
(4,618.99mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Feb 1954–Jan 1959
60-Month
232.29"
(5,900.17mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
9.24"
(234.70mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012

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/