Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1902
1-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1901 1955
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1979
Dec 1901–Jan 1902
2-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1901–Jan 1902
3-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Oct 1901–Jan 1902
4-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1901–Jan 1902
5-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1901–Jan 1902
6-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1901–Jan 1902
7-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1901–Jan 1902
8-Month
30.20"
(767.08mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1903
May 1901–Jan 1902
9-Month
36.99"
(939.55mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
Apr 1901–Jan 1902
10-Month
46.06"
(1,169.92mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Mar 1901–Jan 1902
11-Month
53.47"
(1,358.14mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Feb 1901–Jan 1902
12-Month
54.46"
(1,383.28mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
9.34"
(237.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1973
Aug 1900–Jan 1902
18-Month
74.10"
(1,882.14mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Feb 1900–Jan 1902
24-Month
98.57"
(2,503.68mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1901 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1974
Feb 1899–Jan 1902
36-Month
141.90"
(3,604.26mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Feb 1898–Jan 1902
48-Month
202.31"
(5,138.67mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
21.68"
(550.67mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1901 1967
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1897–Jan 1902
60-Month
252.20"
(6,405.88mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
26.42"
(671.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1901 1967
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/