Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1897 1984
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1897 1907
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1897 1949
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1922
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1897 1944
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1897 1999
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
6.77"
(171.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
34.52"
(876.81mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1897 1957
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
39.32"
(998.73mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
44.49"
(1,130.05mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
10.61"
(269.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1897 1944
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
52.57"
(1,335.28mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1944
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
53.47"
(1,358.14mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
11.91"
(302.52mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
55.63"
(1,413.00mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
10.47"
(265.94mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2003
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
81.73"
(2,075.94mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
14.30"
(363.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
105.42"
(2,677.67mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
151.57"
(3,849.88mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
16.13"
(409.70mm)
104th Driest Driest to Date 1966
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/