Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1935 1984
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1955
Ties: 1899
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 1907
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1937 1949
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1922
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1944
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2006
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
24.90"
(632.46mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1937 1999
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2006
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
27.45"
(697.23mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
30.19"
(766.83mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
34.83"
(884.68mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
38.33"
(973.58mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1936 1944
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
44.37"
(1,127.00mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 1944
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
48.30"
(1,226.82mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2006
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
6.58"
(167.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
74.25"
(1,885.95mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
101.18"
(2,569.97mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
146.94"
(3,732.28mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1984
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
189.98"
(4,825.49mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2009
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
234.95"
(5,967.73mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/