Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1916 1955
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1979
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1920 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1979
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1920 1981
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1920 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2006
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1917 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
30.40"
(772.16mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
35.03"
(889.76mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2007
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
45.22"
(1,148.59mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
50.65"
(1,286.51mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
77.07"
(1,957.58mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
8.58"
(217.93mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1920 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
102.46"
(2,602.48mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
12.21"
(310.13mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1920 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1974
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
144.33"
(3,665.98mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
8.92"
(226.57mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1920 1967
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2020
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
186.76"
(4,743.70mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1920 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2012
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
233.66"
(5,934.96mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1920 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/