Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1897 1955
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Ties: 2006
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
25.99"
(660.15mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
35.80"
(909.32mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
39.94"
(1,014.48mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
43.75"
(1,111.25mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
49.89"
(1,267.21mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
74.25"
(1,885.95mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
96.42"
(2,449.07mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1897 1967
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
139.24"
(3,536.70mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest to Date 1967
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/