Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1933 1955
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1933 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1897
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
31.32"
(795.53mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
8.72"
(221.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
42.88"
(1,089.15mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2007
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
45.77"
(1,162.56mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
48.32"
(1,227.33mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
51.06"
(1,296.92mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
5.94"
(150.87mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1973
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
77.65"
(1,972.31mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2007
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
96.98"
(2,463.29mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
148.75"
(3,778.25mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
13.34"
(338.84mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
188.82"
(4,796.03mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2012
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
234.69"
(5,961.13mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
8.91"
(226.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/