Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Precipitation Rankings, October 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2021
1-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2020 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2005
Sep–Oct 2021
2-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1914
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2005
Aug–Oct 2021
3-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1940
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jul–Oct 2021
4-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1968
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun–Oct 2021
5-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
May–Oct 2021
6-Month
37.38"
(949.45mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
15.27"
(387.86mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Apr–Oct 2021
7-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
26.02"
(660.91mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Mar–Oct 2021
8-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–Oct 2021
9-Month
47.12"
(1,196.85mm)
33.16"
(842.26mm)
13.96"
(354.59mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan–Oct 2021
10-Month
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
36.80"
(934.72mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2020–Oct 2021
11-Month
55.76"
(1,416.30mm)
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2020–Oct 2021
12-Month
59.56"
(1,512.82mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
14.91"
(378.71mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2020–Oct 2021
18-Month
77.57"
(1,970.28mm)
66.71"
(1,694.43mm)
10.86"
(275.85mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2020 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2006
Nov 2019–Oct 2021
24-Month
102.14"
(2,594.36mm)
89.26"
(2,267.20mm)
12.88"
(327.16mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Nov 2018–Oct 2021
36-Month
157.23"
(3,993.64mm)
133.87"
(3,400.30mm)
23.36"
(593.34mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2017–Oct 2021
48-Month
210.00"
(5,334.00mm)
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
31.50"
(800.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2016–Oct 2021
60-Month
258.59"
(6,568.19mm)
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
35.45"
(900.43mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009

Citing This Page

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