Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1916
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1979
Dec 1915–Jan 1916
2-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1979
Nov 1915–Jan 1916
3-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1900 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 2000
Oct 1915–Jan 1916
4-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2006
Sep 1915–Jan 1916
5-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1909 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Aug 1915–Jan 1916
6-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1915–Jan 1916
7-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1913 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun 1915–Jan 1916
8-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1913 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1922
May 1915–Jan 1916
9-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2007
Apr 1915–Jan 1916
10-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1940
Mar 1915–Jan 1916
11-Month
31.44"
(798.58mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-10.21"
(-259.33mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1973
Feb 1915–Jan 1916
12-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-9.26"
(-235.21mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1973
Aug 1914–Jan 1916
18-Month
59.06"
(1,500.12mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-9.43"
(-239.53mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2007
Feb 1914–Jan 1916
24-Month
79.20"
(2,011.68mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-11.05"
(-280.67mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1967
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1974
Feb 1913–Jan 1916
36-Month
124.02"
(3,150.11mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-11.39"
(-289.30mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1912 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2020
Feb 1912–Jan 1916
48-Month
168.96"
(4,291.58mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-11.67"
(-296.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2012
Feb 1911–Jan 1916
60-Month
212.73"
(5,403.34mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-13.05"
(-331.47mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1913 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/