Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Ties: 1919
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
30.58"
(776.73mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
35.55"
(902.97mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
37.04"
(940.82mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
45.94"
(1,166.88mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
4.58"
(116.34mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
48.94"
(1,243.08mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
4.33"
(109.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
70.26"
(1,784.60mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2006
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
93.70"
(2,379.98mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1974
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
132.49"
(3,365.25mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
174.91"
(4,442.71mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
230.79"
(5,862.07mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
7.74"
(196.60mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/