Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1940
1-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1938 1987
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008
Jan–Feb 1940
2-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 1980
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Dec 1939–Feb 1940
3-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1933 1980
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Feb 1940
4-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Oct 1939–Feb 1940
5-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Sep 1939–Feb 1940
6-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1932 1947
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Feb 1940
7-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1936 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Feb 1940
8-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Feb 1940
9-Month
29.26"
(743.20mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Feb 1940
10-Month
30.29"
(769.37mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Apr 1939–Feb 1940
11-Month
35.19"
(893.83mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1899
Mar 1939–Feb 1940
12-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Sep 1938–Feb 1940
18-Month
65.75"
(1,670.05mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Mar 1938–Feb 1940
24-Month
93.20"
(2,367.28mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1937–Feb 1940
36-Month
140.00"
(3,556.00mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Mar 1936–Feb 1940
48-Month
190.94"
(4,849.88mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
10.34"
(262.64mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1939 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2012
Mar 1935–Feb 1940
60-Month
230.84"
(5,863.34mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
5.13"
(130.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
61st 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 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/