Climatological Rankings

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Look up monthly U.S., Statewide, DivisionalClimate Divisions, and RegionalClimate Regions Temperature, Precipitation, Degree Days, and Palmer (Drought) rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 60-month, and Year-to-Date time periods. Data and statistics are as of January 1895.
Please note, Degree Days are not available for Agricultural Belts.

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Rhode Island Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

Record Driest
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Record Wettest

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Period Precip 20th Century
Average
Departure Rank Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
Aug 1959
1-month period
3.11"
(78.99 mm)
4.05"
(102.87 mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88 mm)
48ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 1957 1984
73ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955