Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2005
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1984 1914
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2005
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1984 1940
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1984 1968
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2021
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2021
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1983 1964
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1981 1964
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
31.31"
(795.27mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
35.62"
(904.75mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-6.26"
(-159.00mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
63.74"
(1,619.00mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
96.29"
(2,445.77mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
7.03"
(178.57mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
147.62"
(3,749.55mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
196.47"
(4,990.34mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
17.97"
(456.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
235.75"
(5,988.05mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/