Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1896
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1984
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1955
Jul–Aug 1896
2-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1907
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1927
Jun–Aug 1896
3-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
55th Driest Driest to Date 1949
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1922
Ties: 1988
May–Aug 1896
4-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1944
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2006
Apr–Aug 1896
5-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1999
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2006
Mar–Aug 1896
6-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Ties: 2020
Feb–Aug 1896
7-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1895 1957
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1896
8-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1895 1957
84th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1913
Dec 1895–Aug 1896
9-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1944
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1895–Aug 1896
10-Month
37.30"
(947.42mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
56th Driest Driest to Date 1944
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1895–Aug 1896
11-Month
43.93"
(1,115.82mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
76th Driest Driest to Date 1966
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1895–Aug 1896
12-Month
46.15"
(1,172.21mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1895–Aug 1896
18-Month
67.39"
(1,711.71mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/