Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1933 1955
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1933 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1932 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
20.90"
(530.86mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-4.57"
(-116.07mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1916
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
36.42"
(925.07mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
65.35"
(1,659.89mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
92.05"
(2,338.07mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
137.97"
(3,504.44mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
189.74"
(4,819.40mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
9.11"
(231.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2012
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
229.81"
(5,837.17mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/