Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 1955
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 2001
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1969
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2005
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
72nd Driest Driest to Date 1946
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Ties: 1968
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2018
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
45.09"
(1,145.29mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
3.88"
(98.56mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
49.43"
(1,255.52mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
72.52"
(1,842.01mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
93.74"
(2,381.00mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1896 1966
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
138.52"
(3,518.41mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
68th Driest Driest to Date 1966
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/