Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
3.92"
(99.56mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2006
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
30.53"
(775.46mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
33.17"
(842.52mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
40.68"
(1,033.27mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
43.56"
(1,106.42mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
48.49"
(1,231.65mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
3.88"
(98.56mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
69.03"
(1,753.36mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
91.50"
(2,324.10mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1974
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
138.97"
(3,529.84mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
174.71"
(4,437.63mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2012
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
205.46"
(5,218.68mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
-17.59"
(-446.79mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/