Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, January 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1976
1-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1955
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Ties: 1910, 1987
Dec 1975–Jan 1976
2-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1979
Nov 1975–Jan 1976
3-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
11.49"
(291.85mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1975 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1978
Oct 1975–Jan 1976
4-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1975–Jan 1976
5-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
18.79"
(477.27mm)
9.97"
(253.23mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Aug 1975–Jan 1976
6-Month
34.29"
(870.97mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
11.61"
(294.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1985
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1975–Jan 1976
7-Month
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
26.34"
(669.04mm)
13.07"
(331.97mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1975 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1975–Jan 1976
8-Month
43.69"
(1,109.73mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
13.73"
(348.75mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1975–Jan 1976
9-Month
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
12.70"
(322.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1975–Jan 1976
10-Month
49.08"
(1,246.63mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
11.67"
(296.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1975–Jan 1976
11-Month
52.52"
(1,334.01mm)
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
11.16"
(283.47mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Feb 1975–Jan 1976
12-Month
56.00"
(1,422.40mm)
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
11.39"
(289.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1974–Jan 1976
18-Month
81.34"
(2,066.04mm)
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
14.12"
(358.65mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Feb 1974–Jan 1976
24-Month
102.13"
(2,594.10mm)
89.20"
(2,265.68mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1973–Jan 1976
36-Month
154.28"
(3,918.71mm)
133.81"
(3,398.77mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1974 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb 1972–Jan 1976
48-Month
215.30"
(5,468.62mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1971–Jan 1976
60-Month
255.84"
(6,498.34mm)
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/