Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1939
1-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Nov–Dec 1939
2-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1917 2001
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1969
Oct–Dec 1939
3-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Ties: 1905
Sep–Dec 1939
4-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 1946
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Aug–Dec 1939
5-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jul–Dec 1939
6-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jun–Dec 1939
7-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1927
May–Dec 1939
8-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1930 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Apr–Dec 1939
9-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Mar–Dec 1939
10-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Feb–Dec 1939
11-Month
38.30"
(972.82mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Jan–Dec 1939
12-Month
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Jul 1938–Dec 1939
18-Month
69.62"
(1,768.35mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1938–Dec 1939
24-Month
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1937–Dec 1939
36-Month
139.97"
(3,555.24mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1936–Dec 1939
48-Month
194.35"
(4,936.49mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
13.82"
(351.03mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Jan 1935–Dec 1939
60-Month
232.90"
(5,915.66mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/