Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1955
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1981
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2006
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
21.01"
(533.65mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1912
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
69th Driest Driest to Date 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Ties: 1939
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
74th Driest Driest to Date 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
76th Driest Driest to Date 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2007
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
40.39"
(1,025.91mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
46.53"
(1,181.86mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
70.95"
(1,802.13mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
70th Driest Driest to Date 1966
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
89.35"
(2,269.49mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/