Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1939
1-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1938 1924
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2005
Sep–Oct 1939
2-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1937 1921
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Aug–Oct 1939
3-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1937 1921
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
Jul–Oct 1939
4-Month
15.12"
(384.05mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1968
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
Jun–Oct 1939
5-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
May–Oct 1939
6-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Oct 1939
7-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1989
Mar–Oct 1939
8-Month
29.45"
(748.03mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1989
Feb–Oct 1939
9-Month
34.02"
(864.11mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1989
Jan–Oct 1939
10-Month
37.08"
(941.83mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1938–Oct 1939
11-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Nov 1938–Oct 1939
12-Month
44.23"
(1,123.44mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1898
May 1938–Oct 1939
18-Month
76.90"
(1,953.26mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Ties: 1920
Nov 1937–Oct 1939
24-Month
99.26"
(2,521.20mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Nov 1936–Oct 1939
36-Month
146.42"
(3,719.07mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Nov 1935–Oct 1939
48-Month
196.58"
(4,993.13mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
15.98"
(405.89mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Nov 1934–Oct 1939
60-Month
236.13"
(5,997.70mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
10.34"
(262.63mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/