Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1896
1-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1955
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1979
Dec 1895–Jan 1896
2-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1981
112th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1895–Jan 1896
3-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1981
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1895–Jan 1896
4-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Ties: 1963
Sep 1895–Jan 1896
5-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
71st Driest Driest to Date 2002
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–Jan 1896
6-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
70th Driest Driest to Date 1981
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1895–Jan 1896
7-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
1.88"
(47.76mm)
88th Driest Driest to Date 1966
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–Jan 1896
8-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
77th Driest Driest to Date 1966
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1895–Jan 1896
9-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
67th Driest Driest to Date 1966
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Ties: 1926
Apr 1895–Jan 1896
10-Month
38.71"
(983.23mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
74th Driest Driest to Date 1966
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1895–Jan 1896
11-Month
41.87"
(1,063.50mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
66th Driest Driest to Date 1966
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Ties: 1913
Feb 1895–Jan 1896
12-Month
42.82"
(1,087.63mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1966
89th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/