Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1984
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Ties: 1931
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1896 1907
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1896 1949
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1922
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 1944
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1896 1999
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
26.10"
(662.94mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
35.45"
(900.43mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1896 1944
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
38.84"
(986.54mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1896 1944
60th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
65th Driest Driest to Date 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2006
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
49.79"
(1,264.67mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
4.63"
(117.61mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1966
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
69.17"
(1,756.92mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1896 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
95.94"
(2,436.88mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
5.71"
(145.04mm)
84th Driest Driest to Date 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/