Average Precipitation for Massachusetts in December





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during December at cities, towns and parks in Massachusetts.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Cape Cod and Islands, Eastern , Central and Western Massachusetts.

Cape Cod and Islands

Average monthly precipitation in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Chatham 4.4 111
12 Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard 4.3 109
11 Hyannis 4.2 106
Nantucket 3.8 97
Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard 3.9 98

Eastern Massachusetts

December averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Boston 3.8 96
11 Brockton 4.6 117
12 East Wareham 4.4 113
13 Great Blue Hill, Milton 4.9 124
11 Haverhill 4.1 104
12 Hingham 4.6 116
10 Marblehead 4.2 106
12 New Bedford 4.8 122
11 Newburyport 4.3 108
12 Plymouth 4.5 114
10 Taunton 4.4 111

Central Massachusetts

Average amount of rain and snow in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Amherst 3.4 87
12 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 3.7 93
11 Buffumville Lake 3.9 98
13 East Brimfield Lake 4.1 104
10 Lowell 4.0 101
11 Tully Lake 3.6 91
12 Worcester 3.8 97

Western Massachusetts

Precipitation totals for December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Great Barrington 3.9 99
10 Knightville Reservoir Dam 3.8 96
11 Lanesboro 3.2 82
12 West Otis 3.7 94
14 Worthington 4.6 117
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Massachusetts Precipitation
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