Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1938 1984
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1955
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1907
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1927
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1937 1949
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1922
Ties: 2015
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Ties: 1963, 2015
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1999
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
29.67"
(753.62mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1935 1944
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
36.82"
(935.23mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1935 1944
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
47.48"
(1,205.99mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
74.93"
(1,903.22mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
99.22"
(2,520.19mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
148.66"
(3,775.96mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
13.22"
(335.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
194.42"
(4,938.27mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
13.80"
(350.52mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2009
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
237.46"
(6,031.48mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
11.69"
(296.92mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/