Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1904
1-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1903 1955
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1979
Dec 1903–Jan 1904
2-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1979
Nov 1903–Jan 1904
3-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Oct 1903–Jan 1904
4-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2006
Sep 1903–Jan 1904
5-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1903–Jan 1904
6-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1903–Jan 1904
7-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1903–Jan 1904
8-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
May 1903–Jan 1904
9-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2007
Apr 1903–Jan 1904
10-Month
34.31"
(871.47mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Mar 1903–Jan 1904
11-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1903 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1973
Feb 1903–Jan 1904
12-Month
47.44"
(1,204.98mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1903 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1973
Aug 1902–Jan 1904
18-Month
70.69"
(1,795.53mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2007
Feb 1902–Jan 1904
24-Month
94.67"
(2,404.62mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1901 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1974
Feb 1901–Jan 1904
36-Month
149.13"
(3,787.90mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1903 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Feb 1900–Jan 1904
48-Month
193.24"
(4,908.30mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
12.61"
(320.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1903 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2012
Feb 1899–Jan 1904
60-Month
236.57"
(6,008.88mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
79th Driest Driest to Date 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/