Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, February 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1987
1-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1987 1987
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2008
Jan–Feb 1987
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1980
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1979
Dec 1986–Feb 1987
3-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1986 1980
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Nov 1986–Feb 1987
4-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
14.70"
(373.38mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1980
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Ties: 1951
Oct 1986–Feb 1987
5-Month
21.08"
(535.43mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1986–Feb 1987
6-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
22.00"
(558.80mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Aug 1986–Feb 1987
7-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
25.90"
(657.86mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1956
Ties: 1951
Jul 1986–Feb 1987
8-Month
32.38"
(822.45mm)
29.56"
(750.82mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1986–Feb 1987
9-Month
38.75"
(984.25mm)
33.17"
(842.52mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1986–Feb 1987
10-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
36.77"
(933.96mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Apr 1986–Feb 1987
11-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1986–Feb 1987
12-Month
46.30"
(1,176.02mm)
44.57"
(1,132.08mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Sep 1985–Feb 1987
18-Month
68.73"
(1,745.74mm)
66.55"
(1,690.37mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1997
Mar 1985–Feb 1987
24-Month
91.62"
(2,327.15mm)
89.16"
(2,264.66mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1974
Mar 1984–Feb 1987
36-Month
136.40"
(3,464.56mm)
133.77"
(3,397.76mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2012
Mar 1983–Feb 1987
48-Month
195.24"
(4,959.10mm)
178.45"
(4,532.63mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2012
Mar 1982–Feb 1987
60-Month
242.22"
(6,152.39mm)
222.98"
(5,663.69mm)
19.24"
(488.70mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/