Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1955
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1979
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
7.76"
(197.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
25.89"
(657.61mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
6.51"
(165.36mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
39.99"
(1,015.75mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
13.33"
(338.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
41.60"
(1,056.64mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
46.52"
(1,181.61mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
13.12"
(333.25mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
52.12"
(1,323.85mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
14.69"
(373.13mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
55.00"
(1,397.00mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
13.35"
(339.09mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
60.41"
(1,534.41mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
15.29"
(388.36mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
86.40"
(2,194.56mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
110.30"
(2,801.62mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
20.05"
(509.27mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
156.83"
(3,983.48mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
21.42"
(544.07mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
199.65"
(5,071.11mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
19.02"
(483.11mm)
101st Driest Driest to Date 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/