Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, August 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1962
1-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1984
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
Ties: 1967, 2019
Jul–Aug 1962
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1968
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1955
Ties: 1981
Jun–Aug 1962
3-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1949
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1938
May–Aug 1962
4-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1964
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Apr–Aug 1962
5-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Mar–Aug 1962
6-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Feb–Aug 1962
7-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Jan–Aug 1962
8-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
29.51"
(749.55mm)
-4.12"
(-104.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1979
Dec 1961–Aug 1962
9-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
-4.56"
(-115.83mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Nov 1961–Aug 1962
10-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Oct 1961–Aug 1962
11-Month
35.43"
(899.92mm)
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Sep 1961–Aug 1962
12-Month
40.57"
(1,030.48mm)
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Mar 1961–Aug 1962
18-Month
63.16"
(1,604.26mm)
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1960–Aug 1962
24-Month
85.22"
(2,164.59mm)
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Sep 1959–Aug 1962
36-Month
134.01"
(3,403.85mm)
133.85"
(3,399.79mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2008
Sep 1958–Aug 1962
48-Month
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Sep 1957–Aug 1962
60-Month
228.46"
(5,802.88mm)
223.07"
(5,665.98mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 5, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/