Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1896 1955
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1979
Ties: 1971
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-3.08"
(-78.24mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1979
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1900 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1923
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
22.26"
(565.40mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
29.33"
(744.98mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
37.29"
(947.17mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1973
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
44.11"
(1,120.39mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
64.62"
(1,641.35mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
87.44"
(2,220.98mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
42nd Driest Driest to Date 1967
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1974
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
147.85"
(3,755.39mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
197.74"
(5,022.60mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
17.11"
(434.60mm)
100th Driest Driest to Date 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2012
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
244.27"
(6,204.46mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
18.49"
(469.65mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/